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Where political footballs are out of bounds

TweetOn the fantastic Bookforum Omnivore blog I found this argument by essayist and author Pamela Haag about why Americans should pay more attention to sports than to presidential politics.
Sports, she claims, better reflect the values we used to believe we could find in campaigns:
“Sports earn our attention and devotion, while this presidential election has not. [...]