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The perils of being bigger than life

Roger Clemens' whirlwind publicity tour is the ignorant and condescending work
of a bully. Story

Updated: January 8, 2008, 12:27 PM ET
By Tim Keown | Page 2

Roger Clemens has been told he's bigger than life so many times he apparently believes it. If you're wondering what happens at the confluence of money, adulation and extreme scrutiny, this is it. So far, it ain't pretty.

I don't know whether Clemens did steroids, and I don't much care. The idea that he didn't seems more far-fetched than the idea that he did, given his late-career resurrection, his routinely odd behavior and the changes his body has undergone. Besides, the childish conceit ...

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