July 7th, 2011
“Forgive and forget” refers to a two-step process. In theory, we decide everything’s cool, and then move on. But increasingly, skepticism keeps us from following the blueprint. A country divided along all sorts of cultural fault lines doesn’t help, either. We may have successfully reversed the process: Today, as in Vick’s case, we look to forget, then forgive. We laugh at press conferences and second-guess the canned quotations. Really, we just want to move on if we can.
Me, at The Good Men Project, on Vick’s Nike endorsement and how we really move on.
June 8th, 2011

Speaking of the NHL…

At AlterNet, I weigh the truly terrifying implications of Uptown Sports, or a similarly pesky agency at the other end of the political spectrum.