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‘If football were politics’ —
and other opium dreams

Daily Inter Lake [Kalispell MT], by Frank Miele

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Posted By:davesenior, 2/2/2014 11:27:54 AM

If the Super Bowl were what the average Washington pundit thinks politics is supposed to be, then we would have spent the past two weeks reading about how the two opposing teams were looking forward to working together for the common good in today’s game. Just as we are constantly being told to yearn for an era of post-partisan compromise in D.C., our football pundits would be talking about the need for ending the heated rivalries and bringing about an era of cooperation on the field of play! But the chances of truly principled Republicans and Democrats seeing eye to eye about

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fembot, 2/2/2014 11:55:28 AM     (No. 9715938)

If football were politics... would O´s name have an asterisk next to it in the statistics?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/2/2014 12:38:42 PM     (No. 9715991)

That mad woman on MSNBC, Melissa Hypen, devoted her show this morning to the history of racism in the NFL.
She mislabeled the absence of black head coaches as segregation, apparently not understanding the meaning of that word.
So she and her guests whined for an hour over a team of mostly black millionaires playing a team of mostly black millionaires.
And she failed to talk about the usual ´strength in diversity.´
I wonder why that was....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/2/2014 3:55:24 PM     (No. 9716197)

If politics were football, maybe we would have fair refs and fair press coverage and it would be a whole lot easier for the GOP to win some games.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 2/2/2014 5:02:34 PM     (No. 9716275)

I´m trying real hard to get away from the real Super Bowl thing...sorry...so I wanted to watch animal Planet and guess whose ugly mug we are subjected to?? The witch from the white house´s ugly mug!!!!!! I saw that and practically hurt myself running for the remote!!!!!! Animal planet never let on that she´s gonna be messing up the inside glass of my TV! A Disgusted viewer I became! Disgusted. There should of been a discretionary warning before they showed THAT thang !

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/2/2014 5:31:42 PM     (No. 9716310)

I only made it as far as "truly principled Republicans"...

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