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Commentary: Drug testing no deterrent for PED users

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PHILADELPHIA — This planned show of force by Major League Baseball is quickly devolving into farce.

If Alex Rodriguez plays baseball Monday night in Chicago, within hours of being suspended for 50 or 150 or 214 games, commissioner Bud Selig’s attempted display of strength will serve only to remind everyone how weak MLB has been throughout the steroid era.

That is fitting, because Rodriguez apparently has been cheating in plain sight throughout his career, just as Barry Bonds and Roger…

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