Here's a look at what other media are saying about Luke Scott's comments earlier this week about his belief that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States. The Orioles distanced themselves from Scott's remarks but stood by his right to speak his mind. Scott reiterated his right to free speech.
• Craig Calcaterra of NBC's Hard Ball Talk takes Scott to task for his comments about Obama's birth certificate.
Obama's birth certificate] exists and it is valid and people who argue to the contrary are either idiots or liars or sheep or all three. So, Luke Scott: excellent hitter. Polite fellow in person. Complete nutjob.
• Ryan Wilson of AOL's Fanhouse.com thinks athletes should keep their political views to themselves.
Yahoo posted a copy of Obama's Hawaiian birth certificate. Not sure if Scott realizes that Hawaii joined the Union, which might explain his confusion. Whatever, the point remains: there's a reason no one should ever ask athletes, celebrities or Sarah Palin about their politics views.