Thursday, December 3, 2009
As Tiger Woods struggles with damage control in the wake of revelations about marital infidelities, several thoughts come to mind. We never really know the public figures we eagerly anoint as heroes and therefore should not be surprised when they come up short. Contrary to received opinion, athletic prowess should not be confused with character and values. And finally, in a rational society Woods' behavior would be regarded strictly as a private matter between he and his wife.