can really only offer what I
would have hoped I would have
done--although if I were caught
in that actual situation, specifics
might have determined a different
response. First, I would have
said "stop" or something. Mostly
to let them know that other
people were watching. Sometimes
that is enough of a deterrent.
I also would have at least tried
to ask "are you okay?" I also
would have followed the situation
to see if it looked like it
was getting worse. Since both
parties were actively engaged
in this fight...it seems like
a drunken outburst. Pending
how I was interpreting the event,
I might have called the police.
Sorry I can't be more helpful.
I hope that everything worked
out--and that this was an "unusual