in his blog post at NYT. Concludes: "So what is it that makes Simpson the figure he is? Clearly, it’s an affinity thing: never mind his obvious lack of knowledge, his ludicrous track record, reporters trust and idolize Simpson because he’s their kind of guy.
"And think about what it says about them that their
kind of guy is this cantankerous, potty-mouthed individual, who
evidently feels not a bit of empathy for those less fortunate."