Originally written on The Flagrant Fan  |  Last updated 12/24/14
We have a fundamental question to ask here. How much of a son or daughter's actions are the responsibility of their parents? How much hate to parents of mass killers should there be? The answer to the question has a lot to do with some angst being reported about the public's response to Jerry Remy returning to the broadcast booth in Boston.Here is a typical argument against such a move written by Steve Buckley of the Boston Herald.  Buckley says quite frankly in the piece that Remy should not return. He later waffles a bit, but here is the major meat of his concern:No.Yes, Remy struck all the right cords of grief yesterday when he expressed his condolences to the Martel family. He began the conversation that way and he ended it that way. And to look into Remy’s eyes is to see a man whose life, whose family’s life, has been thrust into chaos in the aftermath of the events of August 15. He also spoke of his 5-year-old granddaughter, saying, “This is a little girl who is going to grow ...
3 Comments:
  • Jerry Remy is and always has been a class act and Steve Buckley is an idiot. Remy's son has long been an adult so why should there even be a discussion on whether or not Jerry should return. Now, I realize this is a slow week for Buckley, given that the Pats aren't in the superbowl but come on!
  • Amen!
  • Exactly!!
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