It is good for the media business that Tiger Woods has, apparently, never read a tabloid newspaper or watched a tabloid show. Nobody may have ever been so unsavvy as Tiger.
The Tiger image—uncomplicated, unspoiled, unworldly, utterly game-focused, which is now seemingly being debunked by events and by the tabloids—may actually be a true one. He really is not part of this world. He’s a naïf. A deer in the headlights. A dope. A dope frantically trying to hide his own guilt.
He’s the perfect tabloid catch.
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