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Wacko fan on front page? Come on, man

Wednesday must have been a terribly slow news day. Just above the front-page fold in The Sun was an article about a rabid (deranged) Ravens fan who loses all bodily control when the Ravens go to the playoffs ("Crazed & viral," Jan. 16). How despicably juvenile. I am all in for being a devout Ravens fan, but I surely didn't find this to be humorous.

His wife threatened to videotape him and make the tantrum viral. She followed through on her threat. Why would I want to watch a video of a man acting like an six-year-old? (I will admit I did act like a six-year-old — when I was six).

Do you really want your readership to take you seriously? A front-page article about a grown man going wacko for Joe Flacco? To the decision-making crew at The Sun, was this the absolute best you could come up with for front page coverage? Syria is in crisis mode. North Korea continues its defiant ways. Murders are up for the year in Baltimore, and the faulty speed cameras are being replaced with new faulty cameras. Yet you print an article about a semi-deranged Ravens fan? Who cares?

Come on, man.

Patrick R. Lynch, Nottingham

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