After almost three years, This Week In Hot Takes is coming to an end. Here's a look at our picks for the five hottest takes we've covered, plus the final standings and thoughts on the top five finishers there.
"IF YOU ARE A KNICK FAN, THIS IS THE EQUIVALENT OF BEING KIDNAPPED, STORED IN A BASEMENT, BEING TORTURED AND THEY LET YOU OUT WHEN YOU ARE NO USE TO ANYBODY! IF YOU ARE NOT A KNICKS FAN, YOU MAKE ME SICK! I DON'T LIKE ANY OF YOUS, ANY OF YOUS!"
"The heroes from the past broke social barriers and worked toward a more perfect justice by being the best they could be in their fields. They did it with courage and dignity — not with outrage, accusation, and obscene lyrics."
"Harper hit .211 in 19 post-season games, striking out 23 times in 76 at-bats and compiling an .801 OPS. He was often on the DL, from which he tweet-praised a pitcher who was no-hitting Nats. His grotesque behavior on the field was worse than what goes on in the Capitol."