Whether a candidate goes on a TV ad “blitz,” a lawmaker “tackles” an opponent during a debate or a legislator scores a “touchdown” in the polls — when it comes to describing politicians in Washington, football analogies are nothing new (especially for former Sen. George Allen, R-Va.).
Now Congress has even more in common with the NFL: They all have to huddle in order to cut a deal.
Now ITK wants to hear from our loyal readers. Which will be resolved first: the NFL lockout or a debt-ceiling deal? And why? (Sarcastic and funny responses are welcome.)
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