Re: No one to the hall this year
Originally Posted by vaticanplum
Except the very writers who built these players up when they knew they were juicing, because it behooved them to do so at the time, are now the ones taking a stance against them on moral grounds. And once again, they're doing so now because it appeases the current trend of public opinion and serves their own careers well.
Illegal? Maybe not. But it certainly doesn't sit well with me from a moral standpoint.
The job of a team owner is to run a profitable enterprise. The job of a union is to protect its members. The job of a journalist is to expose the truth. All are beholden to their own consciences in terms of where and how their value systems affect the way they do their job; I don't know what those value systems are, so I can't say who failed in that. But the way I see it, only one of those groups of people failed at the job.
Dammit, reinstitute the rep button so I can rep vp's post. Best single thing I've read anywhere on this vote.
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