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Tiger Woods: An American Obsession

By Shaun Ahmad On February - 21 - 2010

We've all seen it.

We've all heard it analyzed and dissected.

We've all heard the media heads tell us if it was heartfelt or disingenuous.

Everyone has an opinion on Tiger Woods and the press conference he had to publicly apologize for his actions this past Friday.

Whether you believed it or not, whether you "forgave" him or not, and whether you will continue to support him or opt not to, I don't care. 

It is irrelevant.

In fact, this entire news story is relevant based on irrelevance. 

Are our own lives so uninteresting that we have to gather around televisions or internet streaming videos to watch CNN, ESPN, FOX, NBC and every other major news outlet broadcast an apology from a superior athlete - an apology that shouldn't be targeted towards us, but towards the wife he betrayed? 

Are we that desperate for something interesting that we feel we are owed some sort of showing of sorrow, from a man tha...

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