Calls to Renew Glass-Steagall: Nostalgic but Outdated Depression-Era Regulations Overlook Today’s Realities
July 21, 2015
This year’s edition of Sports IIlustrated’s “Where Are They Now” issues includes a piece by Steve Rushin noting how we as humans, and particularly sports fans, can fall into the habit of idealizing the past.
For some people, Muhammad Ali will always be the greatest boxing champion and Joe Montana will remain the epitome of what it means to be an NFL quarterback. Other athletes may compete and do well, but they are still compared unfavorably to the athletes who played when “the game was played the right way.”