Tom Lewand’s DUI: Why Do I Not Know How To Feel About This?

June 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's strange. Normally I'd have something to say here.
And, well, I do. Lots of things, actually. But they all contradict one another, and taken together, they make no sense.
Still, here we go anyway.
I have, in this very space, started writing (and subsequently stopped, deleted, and re-started) at least four or five articles about Tom Lewand's DUI arrest—the Detroit Lions' President was charged with Friday after failing two field sobriety tests and registering a .21 BAC. 
But I don't know what to go with.
Do we, as the fans, denounce him? Support him? Look for ways for him to earn redemption? I don't know what to say myself, and I'm certainly not going to tell you how to feel.
On the one hand, drunk driving is a terrible thing. It's a very good thing nobody got hurt, but there are many of us who have lost friends and family members because of people doing what Lewand did the other night.
Just because he makes business decisions for the sp...

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