The Evil, The Rule Of Law, And The Fix


Last updated 9/2/2020 at 5:22pm

An old sports adage, “the fix is in,” has graduated to common usage but keeps its original meaning — by nefarious means, the outcome of an event is prearranged. Those who desire a certain result, whatever the facts running contrary to that result may be, can relax with assurance that their proposition will succeed.

Reams have been written about this sordid fact of life in the context of the Chicago “Black Sox” and the 1919 World Series. The outcome then was the appointment of a baseball commissioner, a degree of justice applied to the players involved — but not those responsibl...

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