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Ben Roethlisberger, Tiger Woods and The Modern American Sex Scandal

By Scott Michael Leddy On April - 28 - 2010

It seems that one cannot open a newspaper or website without the words SEX, SCANDAL, or (gasp) both combined in a sports headline. Athletes have left politicians in the dust in terms of philandering and have become the new face of the modern-day sex scandal. 

This is not shocking. Hell, this isn’t even really news. What is shocking is that so many Americans are shocked by the actions of these professional athletes.

Why? You all remember the All-American jock in high school. He was cocky. He was insufferable. He wasn’t always bright, but boy did those ladies love him, and boy did he love them back. All of them. 

Now, take that same guy, give him a couple million dollars a year, give him national exposure and thousands of adoring fans, and you expect the guy to be the poster boy for healthy domestic partnerships? Please.

I can’t remember the last time when there wasn’t at least some m...

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