First of all, fuck Monday Night Football for incorporating the Presidential Election into last night’s Steelers-Redskins broadcast. Does ESPN really think that the public isn’t getting enough hype over this thing? I think I may be more excited about the end of campaign season than I have been about anything since Y2K.
Any way, when Chris Berman asked Barack Obama what he would change about sports, I cringed. There was just no chance that the politician sitting in front of the camera wasn’t going to take this opportunity to let America know that if elected, he was going to take a hard line on performance-enhancing drugs.
“Oh fuck, I don’t want to hear this asshole talk about steroids.”
I volunteered to go buy beer, and was just standing up to leave when Brother Obama delivered the gospel according to a real person:
“It is about time that we had playoffs in college football.”
Wow. Actual insight, completely void of politicking and double-speak. 16 hours later, I remain impressed.
John McCain, on the other hand, prattled on and on about steroids and how bad they are for “the integrity of all sports, blah blah blah, I’m an idiot and my posture is weird because of my arms, did I mention I was in the Vietnam War?”
I voted for the black guy.
PS: Awesome to whoever posted the video on YouTube entitled “John Mccain Barack Obama FULL interview on Monday Night Football with Chris Berman HQ 11/3 Complete,” which is actually Rick Astley’s 1987 hit, “Never Gonna Let You Up.” Second reference to that song and it’s accompanying video in two days on this site; unbelievable.
PPS: As Andrew Tan reports, Barack Obama spent a year employed by none other than The Business International Corporation.
PPPS (2:40pm): John McCain just said “The Mac is back!” Stock rising…