Sports Letters: Thor point
Wednesday 23 September 1998
Really? I wouldn't go so far as to say I was offended by the unflattering reference to one of my gods in relation to a chemically enhanced beefcake, I'm used to it by now. I would not even bother writing this letter if I thought I could look forward to a sentence in your paper along the lines of Bradman, Ruth, Pele or Nurmi possessed powers which make Allah seem a pygmy in comparison. Of course, no such sentence would get by the most junior sub-editor, would it? Justifiably so.
Political correctness is annoying at the best of times. If you have to run things on PC lines at least try to do it with a certain amount of objectivity.
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