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    Default Wrestling Op-Ed piece in the Wall Street Journal

    I know a lot of you pinkos might not read the WSJ, but there was a very fine op-ed piece in today's paper. Check out the full article here:

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...LEFTTopOpinion

    The official sport of the "new normal" recently held its annual championships in Philadelphia. Think of college wrestling as the athletic version of an austerity program. Wearing almost nothing, coached by men who make next to nothing, and with no hope of professional careers because they don't exist, 34 competitors in each weight class arrived on the mats of the NCAA tournament.

    Of course, all but one in each of the 10 weight classes left disappointed. As consolation prizes, many received significant facial bruising...

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    Nice article.

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    Agreed. At first, I thought that the article would be about the economy with wrestling as an analogy, but it was the other way around.
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    I wish he would have touched on the impacts of Title IX, but you can't have everything.

    The WSJ is the nation's largest newspaper by weekday circulation total, FYI.

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    Default Re: Wrestling Op-Ed piece in the Wall Street Journal

    Clinton is Andy Matter's son. Andy was Penn State's 1st 2x NCAA champ. Good article.

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    Default Re: Wrestling Op-Ed piece in the Wall Street Journal

    Nicely done!
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