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  •  Sports - is a very right wing world (in terms of (4+ / 0-)
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    gravlax, mconvente, smartalek, Hastur

    coverage).  Fans want the simplicity of good and evil and whatnot that the GOP thrives on.  I am a huge fan, but it helps to have one's eyes open in these areas.

    That said, Doc Rivers observation on Collins I think holds - hard not to be proud of him, and as Jackie Robinson showed, his teammates have come around and will come around before the rest of the world (Broussard, Chris) will.  Society at large always lags behind.

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