Politics and Football II: The Sequel

As you’ve probably heard, the country singer and prospective Senatorial candidate (TN) Hank Williams, Jr. made some pretty absurd comments comparing President Obama to Hitler on Monday.  His song that has been the intro to Monday Night Football for twenty years has since been yanked by ESPN, and he’s been let go.  Here’s a copy of his statement that was posted on his website,

“I have always been very passionate about Politics and Sports and this time it got the Best or Worst of me. The thought of the Leaders of both Parties Jukin and High Fiven on a Golf course, while so many Families are Struggling to get by simply made me Boil over and make a Dumb statement and I am very Sorry if it Offended anyone. I would like to Thank all my supporters. This was Not written by some Publicist.”

While the capitalization is great, I’m a particular fan of the last line (and I’m sure his publicist is, too).

Stay classy, Hank.

(h/t Slate)

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