this would be true only if Jackie Robinson: 1) were also the last black person ever to play professional baseball; and 2) no one knew he was black, something like Bryant Gumbel.
That’s a far cry from Bob Dole coming home and announcing to his stunned wife of 23 years, “I want out.”
It’s also a far cry from John McCain catting around on, and then divorcing, the wife who waited for him for five and a half years while he was in a POW camp. While he was gone, she got in a car accident, which resulted in her losing inches off her model-height as well as her svelte figure.
Contradicting the endless New York Times articles celebrating “the new American family,” “blended families” and “quasi marriages,” a recent census report says that only 12 percent of Americans will be married as many as two times in their entire lives. Only 3 percent will be married three or more times.
(The “one of every two marriages will end in divorce” canard comes from comparing the number of marriages in a given year to the number of divorces that same year – but the divorces could be from any of the millions of marriages consummated in the prior several decades…)