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Topic - Edward Hirt
Robert Griffin III continues to win new fans and deepen his bond with others as his second season with the Redskins approaches. Several examples of his exploding popularity even test the limits of reason.
The Quarterback is among the most unusual of America's obsessions, non-Justin Bieber division. He's mocked and deified and, no matter what happens in his limited excursions on the field, can't seem to escape the tractor beam of relentless attention.
"Some people, it isn't hard to market them because they are that way and you're just selling what you have," said Edward Hirt, a social psychology professor at Indiana University.
"The mannerisms that he embodies for a lot of people point toward being the all-American boy, basically," said Edward Hirt, a psychology professor at Indiana University.