Quotes of the day

posted at 9:40 pm on October 11, 2009 by Allahpundit

“In an e-mail to the union’s executive committee on Saturday specifically addressing Limbaugh’s bid, Smith said, ‘I’ve spoken to the Commissioner [Roger Goodell] and I understand that this ownership consideration is in the early stages. But sport in America is at its best when it unifies, gives all of us reason to cheer, and when it transcends. Our sport does exactly that when it overcomes division and rejects discrimination and hatred.’…

‘I have asked our players to embrace their roles not only in the game of football but also as players and partners in the business of the NFL,’ said Smith in the e-mail. ‘They risk everything to play this game, they understand that risk and they live with that risk and its consequences for the rest of their life. We also know that there is an ugly part of history and we will not risk going backwards, giving up, giving in or lying down to it.’”

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But sport in America is at its best when it unifies, gives all of us reason to cheer, and when it transcends.

Oh for chrissakes, you’re talking about football. Competition doesn’t unify – not the fans, anyway.

Wasn’t this the typical screaming race card when Limbaugh mocked sports analysts for promoting McNabb way beyond his [then] abilities, because they so badly needed a great BLACK QB?

As always, they are the ones putting race first, not Rush.

disa on October 12, 2009 at 10:31 PM

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