It's just a football gameon September 25, 2012 @ 2:24 pm (Updated: 6:37 am - 9/27/12 )
710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Salk was quick to write about the Seahawks win over the Green Bay Packers and the controversial call. And then of course, Brock Huard, Bob and Groz weighed in.
These opinions all matter, mostly because we're all true Seahawks fans with a vested interested in the team's performance.
But for President Barack Obama to chime in and call the referee situation "terrible?"
"I've been saying for months we've got to get our refs back," Obama said Tuesday. In a tweet that went out under over his initials, Obama said: "NFL fans on both sides of the aisle hope the refs' lockout is settled soon."
GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin native, also said it was time to bring back the "real refs."
"It reminds me of President Obama and the economy," Ryan said in Cincinnati. "If you can't get it right, it's time to get out.
Even President Bill Clinton said he hopes the final play forces a negotiation.
"I would not have called that last play the way they did in that Seattle-Green Bay game last night," Clinton told MSNBC's Morning Joe. "The Packers will wake up this morning and just sort of shake their head and say: 'We should have won by two touchdowns.'
Dori said, in the end, it's just football, folks.
"There are more important things in the world. I know this was a big play, I know it is one of the most talked about play," said Dori. "We don't need the president, we don't need the vice presidential candidate, we don't need the former president weighing in on the stupid last play in the Seahawks-Packers game."
If anyone should care, it's the Seahawks coach. And even Pete Carroll said he doesn't.
-The Associated Press contributed to this story.-
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