Imagine the possibilities
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Submitted by byafi (United States), Jan 5, 2011 21:23
One is motivated to consider just what the Times thinks of the rules, say, of professional football. Imagine first the effort set forth by the owners to assemble and maintain a set of rules which balance the enjoyment of the game with the safety of the players.
Now apply the Times view that the owners' rules are "... wisely left open to generations of reinterpretation." It is then not difficult to see the possibility of the Referee, upon observing the quarterback (Jay Cutler comes to mind) getting sacked over and over, changing the rules to disallow tackling of the quarterback in order to "protect his rights."
Maybe we should introduce the NYT editors to the Chicago Bears (who might find this kind of flexibility very helpful).
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|⇒ Imagine the possibilities [126 words]||byafi||Jan 5, 2011 21:23|
|The Debate Makes it Clear [97 words]||Rich Hand||Jan 5, 2011 17:13|
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