Question Of The Day

The Kickoff

February 02, 2006

Will the Super Bowl help improve Detroit's image?

Will one aspirin cure cancer?

L. Ruhe

Columbia

I hope so. Like Baltimore, Detroit gets a bum rap. It's a blue-collar, ethnically diverse town of hospitable folks who love sports. Sound familiar?

Chuck Piel

Ellicott City

Improve Detroit's image? What's to improve? There's poverty, violence, crime, corruption, urban decay and massive layoffs caused by long-term corporate stupidity and greed. Overlay this with a bunch of rich people watching millionaires play music and perform an ultra-violent sport spectacle. Isn't that a true American city?

Jim Kirby

Columbia

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