The story of Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling has all the elements of a titillating tale: Sex, lies and audio tapes — plus politics and our Constitution.
What we should worry about here is why an 80-year-old, rich man can’t have an honest and private conversation with his 31-year-old mistress in the privacy of his and his wife’s home. What has become of
The 30-something mistress, V. Stiviano, is a wretched woman, arguably worse than
She’s running around with Magic Johnson — another solid decision. My theory is that Magic helped leak the offensive tapes, either for revenge or so
Both Democrats and Republicans try to say
Liberal elites will forgive
But so maligned is he now that liberals will soon feel sorry for him, and he will be rewarded with the highest honor Democrats can bestow upon themselves: victim.
And of course Obama, who never misses an opportunity to call
This man is unmistakably an accomplished racist, hypocrite and cad. Under the NBA’s owner laws and strict code of ethics,
The NBA proved that it would not stand idly by and tolerate clear, demonstrable racism by an owner for more than a couple of decades — until TMZ’s journalistic work, not the mainstream media’s, forced its hand.
But let’s keep perspective here. Before he was reeled in by the commissioner, loquacious Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hit on it when he said taking a team is “a very slippery slope.” We have basic property rights in
Economics always wins over fake moral outrage.
No matter what happens, at least Donald Sterling has his wife, mistress and selectively enforced parts of our Constitution on his side. And he so loves the NAACP; isn’t taking the 2014 NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award away from him punishment enough? Those things cost something like 25,000 deductible dollars.
Ron Hart, a libertarian syndicated op-ed humorist, award-winning author and TV/radio commentator can be reached at Ron@RonaldHart.com or visit www.RonaldHart.com