Regardless of my politics, I don't think it's the President's place to get involved in sports.
I was appalled by Michael Vick's actions, and regardless of him "repaying his debt to society," I don't think he deserved a second chance in the NFL. He's no role model (like many of them). It would be nice to have the NFL hold their standards for players a little higher, and actually punish these guys for engaging in illegal acts. There's a lot of talent out there - let the good guys play.
Do you think Obama should have got involved? How do you feel about Vick playing?
Answer by rio_burb at 8:46 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
Answer by SweetLuci at 8:47 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
I don't like the guy, but i don't think he should be denied his professional job for the rest of his life. His actions sickened me, but i do believe people can change. Maybe he did, maybe he didn't, we're not holy enough to be the ones judging him.
Answer by samurai_chica at 8:30 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
Answer by itsmesteph11 at 8:36 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
I think someone who could do what Vick did to those dogs is wrong in the head. Fighting them is sick and bad but the things he did to 'train' or punish them for fighting makes me think of Jeffrey Dahmer torturing and killing animals before he moved up to people.
I also think the govt needs to let sports handle themselves and pay attention to governing our country. I'm disappointed Obama would support someone like this.
Answer by Friday at 12:40 PM on Jan. 10, 2011
Answer by Soniam301 at 8:42 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
Answer by Anonymous at 9:04 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
Answer by scout_mom at 9:44 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
He needs to worry over other issues than the NFL.
Answer by zebbiebug at 10:37 AM on Jan. 10, 2011
if the president wants to get involved in sports do it after he leaves office..doesn't he have more important matters to discuss then what's going on in the NFL....
Answer by girliemom0406 at 10:37 AM on Jan. 10, 2011