Eugenious: Boohoo, Brady - OZY | A Modern Media Company


Because never do people stand so tall as when they stoop to help the rich and famous.

By Eugene S. Robinson

The desk of Commissioner Roger Goodell was the court of nearly last recourse — and it’s where the four-game suspension of the Tom Brady, celebrity quarterback for the New England Patriots, has been upheld. Now citizens of a sad and confused nation join trembling hands and wipe tear-stained faces as they ask the crucial question: What will happen to a man who plays a game for a living while being saddled with an estimated wealth of $131 million?

What? Indeed. While “poor” Brady makes angry noises about Goodell, conspiracy and outrageous fortune, OZY’s Eugene S. Robinson can only wonder: “If something like this could happen to a righteous, humble servant and man of the people like Tom Brady, is there really any hope for the rest of us?”

Inquiring minds want to know. Inquiring minds will get to know …


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