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- Bob McDonnell’s defense: Lonely wife developed ‘crush’ on CEO
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Topic - John J. Miller
Like Rodney Dangerfield, Arlen Specter gets no respect. The former Pennsylvania senator penned an opinion piece calling on Con- gress to intervene to save football. The NFL owners have locked out the players. The football season may be in jeopardy. Something must be done.
"The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football" (Harper), by John J. Miller: What's getting the Panama Canal built or making peace between Russia and Japan compared with rescuing football from damnation and dissolution? In the Age of Theodore Roosevelt, anything was possible.
President Theodore Roosevelt played an indispensable role in rescuing football as we know it, and Mr. Miller, a veteran political reporter for National Review, has written an engaging account of this infrequently told story.
Quite a lot, John J. Miller says in response to the last question.