Not bad for SI, I must say.
Suppose, just suppose, that instead of having an American father and a
Thai mother, Tiger Woods had an American mother and a Thai father. Yes,
suppose Tiger Woods had grown up Thai.
Can you just imagine what mere cursory attention he'd be getting in the
U.S.? Why, most of the media would probably be falling all over
themselves wondering if Davis Love III and Chris DiMarco could finally
improve their games to catch up with that whatshisname Asian guy.
And suppose, just suppose, that Roger Federer had come from Maryland
instead of Switzerland. Why, our kid from Bethesda would already have a
new Cadillac model named after him ...