Nobody messes with the Packers - not even Obama

Rick Moran
The geniuses at the White House who scheduled Obama's speech on the same night that the Green Bay Packers were going to open their defense of the Super Bowl may just have cost the president the state of Wisconsin. At least one Badger State NBC affiliate appears to be thumbing their nose at the White House and pre-empting the president's jobs speech in favor of airing pre-game festivities. At least Packers fans have a reasonable perspective about what the president will say. They'd rather hear about how Aaron Rodgers will attack the Saints blitzing than listen to an increasingly irrelevant politician offer little in the way of hope on the jobs front. JSOnline: WTMJ-TV (Channel 4) will air NBC's coverage of the festivities prior to Thursday night's game between the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints instead of President Barack Obama's speech on unemployment, the station announced Tuesday. The station will air local news at 6 p.m. and NBC's pregame coverage at 6:30 p.m. It will...(Read Full Post)

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