ESPN asked various figures who had come back from scandal and times of public disdain what advice they would give to Barry Bonds, who may very well break Hank Aaron’s all-time home runs record, but who is widely disliked (or worse) because of steroid rumors, a hostile relationship with the media, etc. Among those who weighed in:
SEN. JOHN McCAIN, R-Ariz.
Survived savings and loan scandal
The next time he is tempted — and as a well-known celebrity he will be — he has to do what’s right, even if at the moment, it’s more attractive to do what’s wrong.