Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/1/12
You'd think by now politicians would know enough not to opine on sports. Back during the Republican primaries in January, Newt Gingrich responded to a debate question inquiring what he would be doing with his weekend evening if he wasn't on the campaign trail. His answer was that he would be watching the NCAA Division I basketball championship game, which seemed like a reasonably run of the mill pandering attempt to relate to the average voter. The problem was that there was no basketball championship game that weekend -- fellow debater Rick Santorum quickly corrected Gingrich that he meant the...
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