Ex-Football Star Running For Congress

American VoicesPoliticsfootball ISSUE 45•38 Sep 16, 2009

Retired NFL player Jay Riemersma announced Monday that in 2010 he will run as a Republican for one of Michigan's seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. What do you think?

  • “I'm sure Congress will welcome him. They've been looking for a good tight end to replace Kennedy."”

    Lori Williams –
    Hide Splitter

  • “I hope in his first speech he makes metaphorical connections between football and politics."”

    Justin Stainer –
    Systems Analyst

  • “It's so inspiring that, even after all those concussions, he's going to get out there and make some law."”

    Josh Konopka –
    Furnace Installer

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