Satisfying scorn: we love to be outraged by outrageous A-Rod, Rodman

Wednesday January 15th, 2014
In his latest publicity stunt, Dennis Rodman took a group of former NBA players to North Korea.
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Because we don't really want these stories to go away. That is the miraculous nature of performance-enhancing drugs. Somebody else takes them, and we feel better.

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