So Alex Rodriguez wants to talk farces. OK. Let's talk one whopper of a farce. A famous baseball player takes performance-enhancing drugs, gets suspended, vows to fight and, instead of focusing on the legitimate merits of his case, decides to turn it into a complete clown show about cash payments and sex and whatever other buffoonery his team of private eyes excavated. And when that doesn't work, he throws an obviously premeditated temper tantrum, storms out and actually has the temerity and hubris to call the whole case a farce, without a whit of acknowledgement that its greatest absurdities are of his own doing.
Perhaps A-Rod should take a cue from his past and look in the mirror. Because even for him – for a habitual liar whose drama-queen antics have devolved into that toxic reality-show marriage of amusement and sadness – Wednesday represented an altogether new level of hissy fitting, which is saying something.
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