Is Bernie Madoff telling the truth?

New Yorker interview has to make you wonder: Maybe Fred Wilpon really is that dumb

Updated: May 24, 2011, 7:50 AM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNNewYork.com

A round of applause for Mr. Fred Wilpon. Extend the man a hearty congratulations, as well. After all these months of being in the news for the wrong reasons, with a court of law looking into whether he is simply sleazy or just inept, the New York Mets' principal owner leaned heavily toward the realm of stupidity in one of the more unconscionable interviews we've heard in some time -- leaving us all to wonder: "Maybe the man really was hoodwinked by Bernie Madoff, after all."

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