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Should Athletes Talk Politics?

moral and political cowardiceSlate blasted Schilling as a loudmouth,
Remember, it was good old Schill who took it upon himself to write a "Letter to America" in the immediate wake of the 9/11 attacks, assuring us that baseball would be there to help us through our grief. (Who exactly it was that asked the question, "Gee, I wonder what aging right-handed stoppers think about all of this?" is apparently lost to history.). . . If Karl Rove were to design a baseball player, he'd come up with Curt Schilling.
The Boston Globe
I would like not to be bothered with the fact that it took Curt Schilling less than 48 hours to take the most glorious, unifying event in the city's history and coin it into cheap politics, so I will not be bothered with that.
The Boston GlobeP.S.interviewJason Zengerle