Sep 10, 2010, 8:47 AM EDT
Sam Page from Amazin’ Avenue nails the New York press to a freakin’ tree:
The best part is how these journalists created the players’ insidious
motives–by involving baseball. Because they’re not team players on the
field and in the clubhouse, it’s no surprise they fund Hamas and hunt
bald eagles in their spare time, all to get back at Fred Wilpon for
paying them hundreds of millions of dollars. The press created a story
to play on the universal sentiment that there are things greater than
baseball and money, but in doing so, completely trivialized something
important by unduly making it about baseball and money.
I’m with him 95%. I’ll just note, though, that there’s nothing wrong with hunting tasty, tasty bald eagles. The wild turkey should have been our national bird anyway.
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- Is Barry Bonds really getting a “fair hearing?” (80)
- Ryan Braun calls himself an “artist,” doesn’t care what fans on the road will shout at him (75)