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Stop with the 'subculture' excuse for Michael Vick

Vick defenders keep using the word "subculture," but it's time to stop justifying his actions. Story

Updated: August 22, 2007, 4:15 PM ET
By Tim Keown | Page 2

Let's leave the greater meaning of the Michael Vick plea bargain to everybody else. Clearly, there are enough people out there with strong feelings about Vick vis--vis dogfighting, gambling, racism, cruelty, sentencing, image rehabilitation and the long-term implications of just about everything. They can proceed unabated.

I have an issue with just one word. Every time someone attempts to either explain or defend Vick, they invariably utter the same three syllables: subculture. As ...

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