How Hamilton's latest storm hints at a bigger problem

How Hamilton's latest storm hints at a bigger problem

Lewis Hamilton has made headlines again this week for a slip of the tongue that he instantly corrected. He couldn't have addressed the error any faster, so why is there so much outcry?

Every person who has criticised Lewis Hamilton for fleetingly referring to his hometown of Stevenage as a "slum" is perfect. Or they are hypocrites. It must be one or the other, given the speed and power with which Hamilton was slammed for a slip of the tongue that he almost immediately, in the moment, acknowledged was the wrong word.

One word. "Slums". That's all some people, who deserve medals if they have never made a verbal blunder in their life, needed to round on a five-time world champion.

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