Brodner’s Person of the Day: Michael Vick

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Michael Vick, Atlanta Falcons quarterback, indicted yesterday for running illegal dogfights. Jon Stewart’s comments last night cried out for an illustration. “He calls it a sport. I’d like to cover him in liver and let the dogs see if he’s as fast and elusive as they say he is. My guess is no.”

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