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Ditka Blues?

Hey, K-Lo, at least we can get someone smarter than Mike Ditka. (Although I think he was probably smart to bow out.) Bush likes to joke he traded Sammy Sosa from Texas. But Ditka traded his entire draft slate to the Redskins to get Ricky Williams, which probably shortened his Saints coaching career quite a bit. He looked ridiculous wearing a dreadlock wig that day…Democrats might have used that photo. Never draft a player willing to be photographed in a wedding dress, I always say.

I have a bias against celebrity candidates, at least first-time celebrity candidates (Reagan’s excluded, of course.) Today’s media has already given the Ditka trial balloon more national publicity than every serious Senate challenger in America. Just as they ridiculously devoted gaga stories to Warren Beatty and Donald Trump for President in 1999. Brent Bozell bashed all that back then.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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