Ethics Hero: Barry Bonds

The four words rank near the top of my list of “Things I Will Never Think, Feel, or Write,” somewhere between “I love the New York Yankees” and “I’m skipping the ethics seminar because I don’t want to miss the finale of “Dancing With The Stars.”

The Ethics of Nailing Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds stands as a monument to the value of cheating and lying. His smug success at reaping all the benefits of illicit PED use—wealth, fame, and immortal records—with no significant negative consequences is a big, cultural green light to cheaters everywhere, at a time when cheating is a growing problem in American society.