Mike Rizzo and I have a lot in common. He's from a middle-class community in the northwest suburbs of Chicago; I'm from another middle-class community 30 minutes up the Kennedy Expressway. He was raised Catholic; I was raised Catholic. He went to University of Illinois; I went to the University of Illinois.Sharing a common background, Mike and I share some common values: family, hard work, humility, authenticity, stoicism, and, perhaps most of all, guilt.Oh, yes, guilt above all. For decades, guilt has powered the rise and fall of great cities and industries from Lake Michigan to the Red River. And we learned yesterday that despite every good intention, Mike Rizzo feels terrible about cutting Elijah Dukes:Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo reiterated Friday afternoon that outfielder...

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