Originally Posted by Atlanta Dan
Yep - Taranto (who has a track record of being a tool) initiaily took exception to the harsh responses to what he described as his "challenging" tweet but now has a column posted that tries to walk back what he now describes as his "ill considered" tweet
We intended this to be thought-provoking, but to judge by the response, very few people received it that way. The vast majority found it offensive and insulting. This column has often argued that a failure of public communication is the fault of the public communicator, and that's certainly true in this case.
Stupid tweeting - it's not just a problem for pro athletes
I did find it thought provoking. The thought it provoked was, "What an ass"