Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The polarizing Chicago Bears quarterback just made himself more polarizing. Jay Cutler has chosen a side politically; ignoring the longstanding unwritten rule for athletes “just shut up and play.” Today he appeared on his weekly segment, the “Jay Cutler Show” on WMVP-AM ESPN 1000, and he was asked by co-host Tom Waddle about his voting preference: Mitt Romney or Barack Obama. “That’s a touchy subject,” Cutler said initially. “Yeah, I have been following the debates and everything. I do live in Tennessee. I’m voting for Mitt (Romney) this election season.” Well, I guess his vote won’t really matter in Tennessee; that state is redder than a tomato. Or even if he voted here- Illinois is bluer than a smurf. Although I do applaud Cutler for going against the athletes are supposed to be apolitical all the time grain, he just put another reason out there to make himself more unlikable. He had enough reasons already. Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site ...
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