Imagining Vick

"What if Michael Vick Were White?" reads the stupid headline on an otherwise thoughtful Toure essay.

"What if Michael Vick Were A Vegan Ice Cream Cone?" the twittersphere blogged back.


"ESPN's picture of a white Michael Vick reminds me of Eddie Murphy's White Like Me SNL."

"What if Michael Vick was a black Tom Brady?"

"What if Andy Reid mastered clock management, spoke articulately, actually said something incisive at a press conference and, oh, maybe won a Super Bowl?" (Ok, that was me.)

"What if sports fans went crazy asking 'what if?' "

The essay has a really misquided Photoshop image of Vick as a white guy, where he looks suprisingly like the actor Brian Austin Green.

--Karen Heller

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