Was listening to Wilbur talking to Brady this afternoon and I really can’t believe how brutal it was. It is one thing to say that Sundin is having a tough time, it’s another to say let’s give this some more time. I have no problem with giving Mats time. However, to change what Sundin said about having to be with a team from the beginning is an absolute insult to those of us who speak English.
In case you missed it, Wilbur said that what Sundin meant was he had to be there from the start of HIS training camp, and for him that started when he (Sundin) joined the team. What a farce. What a crock. What a joke. I have no problem with Mats being your boy Bill. Just call a spade a spade and be done with it. To go back in time and try to change history is downright insulting. What Mats said back then was he didn’t want to be a rental player. That is fine. What Mats is, if this is a one year deal, is a rental player. That’s fine too. Don’t attempt to change what he meant to say…it’s garbage.
Speaking of garbage, this whole issue of pansification is total garbage. The fact that CBC is spending one second on this is a joke. We all know Milbury is a cement head. We all know where he is coming from on this. Does it make it right? No. Does it make it acceptable? No. Does it mean we should waste a breath on it? Hell no. Look the CBC’s own Scott Morrison who I like a lot is on 640 Toronto numerous times a week. The main sports guy on 640 Toronto, Bill Watters uses the derogatory term “Gook” on occasion. Now Wilbur isn’t bright enough to use it the way it is to be used to be derogatory. However, rest assured IF Mr. Watters used the term that Michael Richard’s used in a night club one night, causing Kramer to feel shame, to describe the people he calls “Gooks” Mr. Watters would be out of a job. Now, Watters hasn’t used that word. But he uses a derogatory one. So before we go nuts about what the CBC does and doesn’t do with respect to pansification, let’s take a deep breath and consider the environment and all that is around us.