Don't Buy What A-Rod Is Selling

The Associated Press

“No justice, no peace” for Alex Rodriguez? Really?

Up until now, you probably thought he was just another rich, self-absorbed athlete trying to hold on to his money and what is left of his prime. But looking at the demonstrators on Park Ave., it turns out you were wrong, we all were. Alex Rodriguez is a victim, and practically a political prisoner. No one saw the obvious similarities between him and Nelson Mandela until now.

He isn’t the most prominent baseball juicer since Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens appealing a rather epic suspension for his business relationship with his “consultant” Anthony Bosch, whom we are supposed to believe No. 13 of the Yankees was going to for anti-aging advice. No. He is a symbol of oppression, at least according to protesters who...

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