Choose Your Inspirations Carefully, Al Golden

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Look, Gandhi made some stirring statements in his time, statements many humans would do well to live by. But do we really want to be associating a football team that has last season’s 116th-ranked defense with a standard-bearer of nonviolent resistance, Miami?

Because there’s “Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong” and then there’s “Allowing 32 points to Boston College.” Not trying to tell y’all how to do your jobs. Just saying.

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