‘All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.’

Recognize that quote? You should, it is a line from one of the most famous stories of the 20th century. It is a beautiful line from an inspiring book, and pretty much sums up the message of the greatest critique of communism ever put to paper. So what happens when some suit from ESPN nabs it for his own purposes? You get this shitwreck:

Every major league ballplayer is driven to a certain degree. But to paraphrase a line from George Orwell’s “Animal Farm,” some players are more driven than others.

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What was he thinking? Does he even grasp the point of Orwell’s writing the book? Hell, does he even realize how bad he is messing up that very line in and of itself? I realize the stress sportswriters are under for coming up with a ‘zinger’ to keep everyone hooked, but seriously, this is absolutely pathetic.

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