Tuesday, December 28, 2010

You know he's right

"It goes against everything that football is all about. This is football; football's played in bad weather."

"My biggest beef is that this is part of what's happened in this country. I think we've become

"We've become a
nation of wusses. The Chinese are kicking our butt in everything. If this was in China do you think the Chinese would've called off the game? People would've been marching down to the stadium, they would've walked -- and they would've been doing calculus on the way down."

"I think it's part of the wussification of America. We've lost a lot of our pioneer spirit. We've lost a lot of our independence. We've lost a lot of that ability to think for ourselves and make decisions for ourselves. We gotta get it back."

"As far as the 'public safety' argument goes, it's a little bit like the 'nanny state' again -- telling us what we
can't do."

(Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, reacting to the NFL's decision to postpone last Sunday's Vikings-Eagles game until tonight -- because of snow. All you zero-sum right-wingers take note: Gov. Rendell is a Democrat, while NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is a Republican.)