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Changing behavior, not the person
|Speed Mail Steve|
Another thing that troubles me are accusations attributing Edwards' emotion to steroid rage. Our society is at a point now where we can say anything about anybody without any accountability. The cow is out of the barn as far as that goes. But whether they're true or not, words have meaning. It troubles me that people can say whatever they want about anybody else. Nobody sees how hard Edwards works out. For example, he runs the stairs at racetracks during testing and on race weekends. He bikes and diets extremely hard. So are we going to say that he's painted with the same brush as players who have admitted to taking steroids? It's baseless, hurtful and irresponsible. It's more of an indictment of where we are as a society than I do, I'm not saying that it's NASCAR fans, I'm saying it's fans in general.
NASCAR on FOX and SPEED host and reporter Steve Byrnes has covered racing for more than 20 years.