Go blue! The problem with sports as politics
The play-offs (and Ted Rall) remind me that the sports mindset, as the President might say, has its limits.
I hear Noam Chomsky also has some views on sports. In Manufacturing Consent, in front of an adoring audience, he marvels out loud at the intelligence with which "Joe Six Pack" types can on the radio analyze these matters of "no importance."
No importance to Noam, maybe…