Great minds think alike. That was my first reaction to Maureen Dowd’s column in the New York Times, in which she echoed my sentiments on the Tiger Woods debacle, expressed in my blog of Friday, Dec. 4.

In her Dec. 6 column, headlined: “The Lady and the Tiger,” Maureen discussed the public relations nightmares of Tiger Woods, whose car crash exposed a trail of indiscretions, and Desiree Rogers, social secretary for President Obama, who came in for criticism for mishandling the controversy involving alleged White House party crashers, Michaele and Tareq Salahi.

Of Mr. Woods and Ms. Rogers, she said: “They presumptuously put themselves beyond authority and, despite all the public relations support on earth, broke the first rule of scandal: Don’t stonewall. Admit your mistake before others piece together the embarrassing facts.”

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