After reading that article Paul wrote about the Pirates, I keep waiting for Ashton Kutcher to jump out and tell Cincinnati that they've been Punk'd. Wow, just wow.
It is a bit unreal that the "top" sports columnist at the Enquirer claims to be a non-biased observer of the home club, then writes this piece, whereby he CLEARLY states his unending loyalty to a division rival.
How can anybody take his opinion on the Reds seriously? (and not just talking about his surface knowledge of the game)...
Anyway, that really was nauseating. I'd hope some of his regular facebook commenters on the Enquirer site would start taking him behind the woodshed. Really wouldn't be a difficult task, but I agree with others that said they won't give him the clicks/hits/views that his trolling so begs for.
A lot of folks in here are clearly enjoying a large portion of hater-tots, and washing them down with some ice cold Hater-ade.
I'd like to match Doc's last 10k words in print with anyone's last 10,000 words here at RedsZone who is bashing him.
Like going to a concert and bashing the band....even though you don't play.
And the singer is terrible... you don't sing though.
And at the comedy club, you heckle the comedian...never told a funny joke in your life though.
And that movie you saw last week? Worst movie ever.
"And why do false truths persist, getting passed down the decades as if they were fact? It comes back to the same point: People believe things that are wrong because, individually, people rarely investigate their own beliefs, particularly when what they believe makes sense intuitively. Even more so when those around them agree with them." -K.F.
I'm not trying to defend Paul here, but he's not writing the day to day articles about the reds, outside his blog. He's the written version of a radio guy [which incidentally he wasn't very good at either], he's just a guy who tries to get people talking. He doesn't need to like the Reds, root for the Reds, or really know much below the surface of the Reds to incite the occasional verbal riot.
Championships for MY teams in my lifetime:
Cincinnati Reds - 75, 76, 90
Chicago Blackhawks - 10, 13
University of Kentucky - 78, 96, 98, 12
Cincinnati Bengals - None
Chicago Bulls - 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98
Apparently Dat Dude don't like the criticism:
Brian Stull @StullySTL 55m Just witnessed Brandon Phillips go off in CIN clubhouse, not pleased w some media members
Brian Stull @StullySTL 41m BP took exception to question of his OBP/what he felt was negative coverage Said his peace but then crashed Dusty's presser for more f-bombs
BP must be hacked at one of the mild mannered dudes (Fay, Sheldon) who cover the Reds and ask no difficult questions, because Dusty gets mad. Which means BP is feeling pressure, same as Dusty last night. Next thing we know, Joey Votto will be throwing gum wrappers violently into garbage cans. Oh, the horror.
That article... Rant... Was barely readable. Professional journalism pssssssh.