“Modern plantation overseer” … “his boys” … “hired hands.” Those are some pretty harsh words, Bryant Gumbel.
But I guess that is why it’s not TV, it’s HBO. Television wouldn’t allow one of its anchors to insinuate that the commissioner of a major sports league is basically a slave owner, but on HBO it’s OK. They had “Game of Thrones,” so anything goes.
Really wish he could have worked in some sort of Khal Drogo reference.