Sports fans are funny lot. For every fan complaining about a corporate ownership groups unwillingness to spend enough to win, there is another fanbase lamenting the meddling nature of their ego-maniacal owner, unable to leave well enough alone.

The gaming of Peter Angelos provides great spot here at Getting Blanked but Jonathan Bernhardt of the great long-form sports “blog” Et tu, Mr. Destructo offers an entirely new take on the embattled Orioles owner.

It’s a long one and doesn’t paint him as a great baseball mind but it is excellent reading. A fresh dose of perspective filtered through the recent hiring of Dan Duquette as O’s head of Baseball Operations. A very welcome dose of perspective on a far-too-convenient whipping boy.