In Defense of Michael Vick

Michael Vick, former electrifying NFL quarterback, current convicted felon and greatest alias-creator the world has ever known (Ron Mexico), pleaded guilty on state charges this past November. He received a suspended sentence, which resolves his remaining criminal charges, but of course, he’s currently cooling his heels in a federal prison camp in Leavenworth, Kansas, on a 23-month federal bid that will last until July 20. And his epically desperate financial situation has also been recently exposed: He lost roughly $100 million in salary and endorsements from this dog-fighting mess, and filed for bankruptcy protection last summer. Now…

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