Obama sacks Packers; RNC calls penalty
August 15th, 2012
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin ReporterMADISON — It was a quip, a jibe from an unrepentant Chicago Bears fan.
President Barack Obama on a campaign stop Wednesday to Cascade, Iowa, about 25 miles from the Wisconsin border, took another shot at Green Bay Packer fans.
“I generally don’t interact with Packers — except when I’m in Wisconsin,” the president joked , according to a tweet from Bloomberg reporter Margaret Talev, who is embedded with the Obama campaign.
The problem, Republicans say, is Obama has kept his distance from Packer Land, during the heat of the presidential campaign season.
“President Obama is attacking the Packers and flying over the state? What’s next, preferring French cheese and Stella Artois?” said Nicole Tieman, spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee in Wisconsin.
Read more at the Wisconsin Reporeter.
WUPN: Seems like a slap in the face to the Green and Gold. What do you think?