This is difficult. This is really difficult to convey, but I'll give it my best.
This podcast is what took me from being able to run 30 minutes continuously at a 10:30 pace to my first marathon finish. Without question, this podcast has been responsible for encouraging me to reach deeper than I ever imagined being able to. Seven marathons later and 3 minutes per mile faster, something aesthetic has changed.
The content of the show is still sound. It's about running and all things related to training, recovery, and current events related to the sport. No problem there.
I've got to be honest though, the last several months have changed things from my perspective. It's not my podcast or website, I know. So, I have no right to decide what is said, talked about, etc, but I think it only right that I convey to Steve that the relentless harping (no matter how justified it seems to be) has really turned me off completely. Of all the things in this world that warrant attention and disdain, Nike and vaccinations really seem to rank low on the charts to me. I appreciate your outrage on the idea that you feel wrong is being committed, I do. But honestly, derangement seems to be nearing. It's to the point of becoming a caricature of it's own beginning; and that's not what was intended, I'm sure.
That's it. I love the content of the program, but I truly can't seem to visit the website any longer because I"m afraid that it may ultimately draw me away from the show. Between the theory of global warming and polio vaccines, there's got to be a calmer, less "over-the-edge" balance to find. In my view, and it's only mine, the nonstop chatter about these things has gone insane.