Enraged reader: “‘You guess this is right?’ Hooey! Children learn
individual competitiveness and sportsmanship EARLY, not late.
“Damn right a child gets upset when he loses to another child. And maybe
discouraged, too. And then the grown-ups teach them how to take those
emotions and turn them to a positive end — training harder and working
harder next time to WIN. And, to accept defeat gracefully instead of
“You’ve caved to the PC Nanny State!”
Put it down to heat stroke, Sir — and that inborn British deference to