Specter Backs Down: SportsFilter.com wins one for the State of PA.
posted by Wrigley South to football at 06:40 AM - 23 comments
HAHAHA! Due to the enlightening reparte flying about at SportsFilter.com (it's readers/posters are the pulse of American Society apparently) Specter has backed off his statements about TO. I can hear it now... Aide: "Mr. Specter, the guys at SportsFilter.com are killing you. Take back your T.O. statements!" Specter: "No I won't let a bunch of over sported PC yo-yo's tell me what to do." Aide: "But Sir, Wrigley South was leading the charge!" Specter: "Wrigley South? He was in on this? Well there's one SOB you can't mess with. I guess I will recant." Yeah, that was probably how it happened...
posted by Wrigley South at 07:36 AM on November 30
And here I am thinking that it was all about me! Nice job Mr. South.
posted by RedStrike at 07:55 AM on November 30
It's like backing out of a fire when your pants are burning, your still to hot to handle. Some people (senators in particular) need to learn when to shut up.
posted by whitetiger at 08:22 AM on November 30
Thank you Mr. Strike, I do like to do my part to change the world when possible. I also plan to raise money to bring back the Galapagos Turtle from extinction and do some mission work to spread baseball to places where it does not yet exist.
posted by Wrigley South at 09:07 AM on November 30
The question now is which one of Specter's staffers sat on the corner of his desk and explained patiently and confidentially that he was making a nationwide laughingstock of himself.
posted by alumshubby at 09:20 AM on November 30
I think it went like this: To The Honorable Senator Arlen Specter, Shut the fuck up. Love, The National Football League and the rest of the United States Congress P.S. - How that's single-bullet theory holding up?
posted by wfrazerjr at 09:26 AM on November 30
I also plan to raise money to bring back the Galapagos Turtle from extinction and do some mission work to spread baseball to places where it does not yet exist. I assume you'll be starting at Wrigley?
posted by wfrazerjr at 09:27 AM on November 30
Wow Wrigley, first you have forced Spectator to back down, now I hear the Galapagos Turtle is NOT extinct, nice job. If you could only spread baseball to say . . . Detroit's Comerica Park, that would be your most amazing feat!
posted by RedStrike at 09:35 AM on November 30
WFraze, Easy on the Cubbies, there Big Guy. Baseball does exist at Wrigley, it is just that it's like my grandmother. A bit irregular.
posted by Wrigley South at 10:17 AM on November 30
Thx Strike, Specter down, Turtles recovered, but alas, I shant try to get baseball at Comerica. That would be difficult. First I will find a cure for world hunger to help me ramp up to the rather GINORMOUS Comerica undertaking.
posted by Wrigley South at 10:20 AM on November 30
fraze- that hurts, man
posted by willthrill72 at 10:22 AM on November 30
Wrigley, while you're at at it, could you put in a call to the head dicks down here in Arlington and see if you can convince them to spend some money on pitching for our beloved Rangers? I mean, since you're in a miracle-performing sort of mood?
posted by jenny at 10:36 AM on November 30
now lets let wrigley take a break from all these miracles, even God rested on the 7th day, besides, he is going to need all the strength he has to repair the BCS, baseball salary caps, the olsen twins eating problems, and the NFC in general.
posted by steelcityguy at 11:15 AM on November 30
He added that he was "not a supporter of Terrell Owens." Here stands your tyical political crap! They all change with the wind of votes. apparently someone thought that if they jumped on the T.O. bandwagon, they would get "the T.O. political contribution! There's only one cause that T.O. will contribute to,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, his own!!!!!!!!
posted by Tazz1 at 11:35 AM on November 30
Jenny, The Rangers have pitchers? I thought they were a Hockey team and the Texas Rangers were an Urban Legend.
posted by Wrigley South at 01:11 PM on November 30
Thx Steel, The BCS has an extraneous C. We need a playoff system in college football. Baseball Salary Caps won't help me, the Trib wouldn't invest big $ in the Cubs anyway. The keyword (according to the NFL is PARITY) that is why the NFC is such a muck. And I ALWAYS feel guilty about the Olsen Twins. I remember when they were 5 or 6. Now that they are 19 or 20 I feel guilty. Ha hahahaha, the Olsen Twins and eating disorders! I will now walk my perverse self away from that one. Watch out for the girl who plays Hermione on the Harry Potter movies. She is going to be a hottie in about 5 years.
posted by Wrigley South at 01:19 PM on November 30
Tazz -- to be fair, that quote is from Specter's original statement from a few days ago.
posted by cl at 01:58 PM on November 30
How can this guy be senator after he killed a hooker in his apartment, and they never should have re-worked his production job on Let It Be.
posted by HATER 187 at 04:57 PM on November 30
She wasn't a hooker, she was a dancer. A dancer for money. She'll do what you want her to do. Besides, I heard Greg Maddux was in town that night, and you know he had a hand in that shooting.
posted by rocketman at 07:46 PM on November 30
Easy on the MadDog. You people have wood for the Cubs don't you? Besides I think it was Ted Kennedy, he does have a history of...
posted by Wrigley South at 06:46 AM on December 01
Easy on the MadDog. You people have wood for the Cubs don't you? Besides I think it was Ted Kennedy, he does have a history of... uh...drinking
posted by steelcityguy at 06:57 AM on December 01
cl,,, my point exactly,,,, the winds of change
posted by Tazz1 at 10:21 AM on December 01
Besides, I heard Greg Maddux was in town that night, and you know he had a hand in that shooting. Easy, there. I was with Maddux that night, and the guy we shot was a cabdriver. We didn't even touch any dancers, exotic or otherwise.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 05:22 PM on December 01
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