Jewish Journal

Michael Vick loves the Lord

by Brad A. Greenberg

August 27, 2007 | 4:25 pm

Well, Michael Vick did it. He did what ever other celebrity does when they get in trouble. Like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton already did this summer, Vick, the dog butcher I used to find so exciting to watch as QB of the Falcons, found Jesus:

I’m upset with myself, and, you know, through this situation I found Jesus and asked him for forgiveness and turned my life over to God. And I think that’s the right thing to do as of right now.

Like I said, for this entire situation I never pointed the finger at anybody else, I accepted responsibility for my actions of what I did and now I have to pay the consequences for it. But in a sense, I think it will help, you know, me as a person.

I hope he did. I really do. But—call me a cynic—I’m always a bit skeptical when public figures use Jesus to boost their popularity.

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