Has Sarah Palin Cracked the Glass Ceiling for Other Former Sportscasters?

I’ve been thinking about this Sarah Palin, and that got me to thinking… She’s a beauty queen and a bit of an airhead. She has a bit of a problem with

telling the truth

, and her husband seems to have some

weird political beliefs

. Then there are some of her nut-job beliefs like

no abortions ever


abstinence-only education

– how’s that

working out

for you, Sarah? And I’m not going to get into her

abuse of office

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But what I’ve really noticed is that she’s a former sportscaster. And that’s what got me to thinking. Former sportscaster, huh? If she can do it, what’s to say she hasn’t broken that glass ceiling for airhead sportscasters everywhere? And if you’re thinking what I’m thinking, you’re probably thinking, OH MY GOD, that means Dan Patrick has a shot at the job.

For those of you who are new to Houston, I’m not talking about this Dan Patrick. I’m talking about this Dan Patrick – the nut job former sportscaster for KHOU Channel 11 who’s now a State Senator. That’s right, the guy who once had an on-air vasectomy while doing his radio show. The same guy who used to paint his face Columbia Blue to cheer on the Oilers while anchoring the sports. The same guy who had the great idea to pay poor women to have babies. The guy responsible for Bill Maher being fired by ABC. The same guy who, while decrying the lack of religious freedom and tolerance in Texas, boycotted the first prayer from a Muslim cleric to ever be delivered before the Texas Senate.

Yeah, that Dan Patrick.

It’s a scary thought, but if Sarah Palin can get the shot, so can Patrick. Even though, when you kind of think about it, he almost makes her appear sane and intelligent. – John Royal

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