Quantcast
Connect with us

Penn. Gov calls Americans ‘wusses’ after Eagles NFL game postponed

Published

on

The Philadelphia Eagles had to cancel their football game Sunday because of snow and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell isn’t happy.

“I think it’s a joke,” Rendell told the local Fox affiliate. “We cancel the game and there’s less than 3 inches of snow … I think the fans can make their own decisions about their own safety.”

ADVERTISEMENT

“This is football! Good lord, Vince Lombardi would be spinning in his grave that we canceled the football game for the snow.”

Fox 29’s weatherman John Bolaris offered a correction to Rendell’s snow totals but the governor wasn’t having it.

“There’s really already seven inches of snow on the ground,” Bolaris said.

“There’s not, John,” Rendell shot back. “It’s a decision that fans make for themselves. I think Football is a cold weather sport. It should be played unless there are blizzard conditions. This is in no way, shape or form a blizzard.”

Speaking to 97.5 FM Monday afternoon, Rendell noted that the Chinese wouldn’t have canceled the game.

ADVERTISEMENT

“If this was in China, do you think the Chinese would have called off the game?” Rendell asked host Mike Missanelli. “The people would have been marching down to the stadium. They would have walked and they would have been doing calculus on their way down.”

“What do you think Lombardi would say?” the governor continued. “He would say we have become a nation of wusses.”

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter declared a state of emergency Sunday after 12.4 inches of snow fell on the city.

ADVERTISEMENT

This audio is from 97.5 FM’s The Fanatic sports talk radio, broadcast Dec. 27, 2010.

ADVERTISEMENT

Download MP3 audio file


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Attorney George Conway reveals two ‘great’ questions — that Trump can’t answer

Published

on

Prominent Republican attorney and Lincoln Project member George Conway on Monday offered his analysis of how reporters should question President Donald Trump.

Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, made his comments after watching video of Trump refusing to criticize Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“Who do you think poisoned Alexei Navalny in Russia?”

“Uh,” Trump replied. “We’ll talk about that at another time.”

Continue Reading

2020 Election

Jaime Harrison says ‘I am living rent free in Lindsey Graham’s head’ — and he might be right

Published

on

Jaime Harrison, the Democrat challenging Sen. Lindsey Graham, on Monday said that his upstart campaign is panicking the incumbent.

Harrison was interviewed on MSNBC by "The Last Word" anchor Lawrence O'Donnell, who noted the most recent polling shows a tied race.

"Have you experienced any extra fund-raising surge over the weekend?" O'Donnell asked.

"Well, Lawrence, we have gotten tremendous support and we really appreciate it," Harrison replied.

"Do you believe you have the resources and the campaign team and the ground troops you need in South Carolina to actually pull this off?" O'Donnell asked later in the interview.

Continue Reading
 

2020 Election

Outrage against Dianne Feinstein as potential Judiciary chair comes out against Senate reform

Published

on

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) received harsh criticism on Monday after coming out against Senate reform of the filibuster.

“I don't believe in doing that. I think the filibuster serves a purpose," Feinstein argued.

"It is not often used, it's often less used now than when I first came, and I think it's part of the Senate that differentiates itself," Feinstein falsely claimed.

https://twitter.com/sahilkapur/status/1308169580658012160

Feinstein is in line to chair the Senate Judiciary Committee if Democrats regain the Senate, despite never attending law school or having ever tried a case.

Continue Reading
 
 
Democracy is in peril. Invest in progressive news. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free. LEARN MORE