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Tilting at Windmills

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December 7, 2003
By: Kevin Drum

MORE BCS TOMFOOLERY....So the smart money was right: 87% of the human coaches and 97% of the human writers think the best college football team in the country is either USC or LSU, but Oklahoma will end up playing in the national championship game anyway. With barely even a sigh of complaint we have finally resigned ourselves to doing the bidding of our computer masters, just as decades of science fiction novels have warned us.

But here's my real theory: the BCS gang has deliberately (but secretly!) designed a system to produce the most bizarre results possible. After all, controversy is good! They want buzz, not a #1 choice that no one can argue with. That's boring.

Once you look at this from the point of view of entertainment, not sports, it all starts to make sense, doesn't it? Glad to help.

And USC is going to kick Michigan's butt.

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