"The NFL says 'it's not our policy' as if their policies are handed down on stone tablets from a mountaintop. But policies are made by people, and can be changed by people. Hiding behind rules is the refuge of the weak-minded."
The $512 million Linc was built with $256 million from Pennsylvania taxpayers, yet most of them can't afford to step inside Philly's shrine to the Birds. It's time the masses got to see what they've been missing.
Ronnie Polaneczky, a journalist for 30 years, is a Metro columnist at the Daily News, where she has won numerous journalism awards for listening to the city she loves and telling its stories in ways that get to the heart of who we are. She is the 2015 winner of the Eugene C. Pulliam Journalism Fellowship for her coverage of elderly parents who are still responsible for the care of their intellectually disabled, aging children. You can watch her TEDxPhiladelphia Talk, "The Power of Deliberate Listening," at: https://youtu.be/A343tlP5iUA