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Tim Thomas: It’s all about him

Well, that showed President Obama. Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas skipped the team’s Stanley Cup celebration at the White House in protest on Monday, claiming that “the federal government has grown out of control.’’ The president was undoubtedly inconsolable.

More likely, though, the only thing that Thomas’s protest accomplished was to show a lack of respect for his team. The ceremony was a non-political event, meant to honor the Bruins and their fans. Instead, Thomas made it about himself.

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