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America the sports-mad

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Submitted by Peter Herz (United States), Dec 3, 2005 at 21:35

Dr. Pipes, much as I agree with you this time, you've missed the boat. The real religion of most Americans is sport, and Muhammad Ali was a great athlete. Thus, even our presidents go ga-ga and forgive much in sports heroes. Sigh.
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