Bob Young wrote (16 June 2006): ...we all want this story to just go away - for the good of the cheerleaders involved as well as for the Cheerleading team. Because of this I'm going to ask you all to ignore this topic for the next few months and will ask the mods to delete any reference to it.Well, like the good fans we are, we all obeyed this request to the letter (except for WilltheThrill and his occasional crypic Sirius reference). But, reading Adam Provost's comments to the Spectator in Mikey's last thread, I'm assuming the moratorium's over:
"The two girls made a poor choice and made a mistake and paid a price"
I'm just curious as to whether this is a purposeful attempt to spin the story, or whether these comments stem from ignorance. Either way, it is a gross misrepresentation of what happened, and conveniently ignores the Ticat organization's involvement and consent in the lead-up to the cheerleaders' "poor choice." It's bad enough that they were hung out to dry when it happened, but re-writing history in this way is just plain wrong. Either $uck it up and come forth with the mea culpa (like Mr. Young did for the last two years in regard to the on-field product), or else let sleeping dogs lie. But if you must re-visit the topic, and if you must spin it in such an inaccurate and self-serving way, be prepared to be called out on it.