View Full Version : Why Piling On the Replacement Refs Is Unfair

09-26-2012, 11:20 AM
It was inevitable, and not only because it’s an election year. The lockout of NFL referees is now officially, well, a political football. Everything else in this country is partisan, so why not professional sports? After a highly controversial end zone call in Monday’s game that gave the Seattle Seahawks a win over the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin’s two most prominent politicians added their voices to the cacophony calling for the return of the regular referees. Like most Packers’ fans, Republican Gov. Scott Walker insisted that Green Bay defensive back...

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