Friday, March 27, 2009

Meanwhile, in Senate Fantasy Land

Everyone from President Barack Obama on down to fans has criticized how college football determines its top team. Now senators are getting off the sidelines to examine antitrust issues involving the Bowl Champion Series…The current system "leaves nearly half of all the teams in college football at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to qualifying for the millions of dollars paid out every year," the Senate Judiciary's subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights said in a statement Wednesday announcing the hearings….Senate reviewing how college football picks No. 1, Frederick Rommer, Google, 3/26/09

It’s good to know that the United States Senate, in the midst of two wars, a worldwide financial crisis, and the first, shaky months of a new administration is focused on issues central to good government. What football bettor isn't concerned about college rankings?

Perhaps next the House can join in with an investigation of the rights of pederasts. Perhaps Barney Frank can chair.


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