RGIII Will Turn The Country Against D.C. – Washington DC

Dec 9th, 2012 | By | Category: National, Washington, DC

Pigskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has energized the team’s fan base, increased the team’s playoff chances, and even made friends with Bryce Harper. But will Griffin and his BA in political science lead us to ruin?

So posits the Weekly Standard‘s Geoffrey Norman, who imagines the RGIII-led Pigskins facing off against quarterback Andrew Luck‘s Indianapolis Colts in the Super Bowl. While RGIII has delighted Sally Quinn, Norman writes, his success will outrage the rest of the country:

And if the Colts were to play the [Pigskins], darlings of a united Washington, with a quarterback who actually “… was a political science major [and] knows about politics.” Which team would the ordinary fan pull for?

Easy call. Could there be a more flyover city than Indy? So it will be the Imperial City against … the rest of us.

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