Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Hockey and Politics

DNCC Press, via my inbox:

The National Hockey League's Stanley Cup Playoffs commence this week, and the cities hosting the 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions will be at the center of the action when the Colorado Avalanche and Minnesota Wild face off. Today, the two leaders planning the political conventions agreed to a friendly wager on the series.

Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) CEO Leah D. Daughtry and Republican National Convention President and CEO Maria Cino agreed to the stakes in a phone call earlier today. The losing city's Convention team will send a "taste" of that city's local delicacy for the winning city's Convention staff to enjoy. If the Avalanche win, the Republican team will send the DNCC staff an assortment of walleye fish from the lakes of Minnesota. If the Wild win, the DNCC will send the Republican Convention staff a selection of delectable Colorado-raised beef steaks.

1 comment:

  1. I'm cheering for the Wild, but because I have Minnesota ties, not because the GOP convention will be there. I'd still cheer for the Wild if MN was hosting the Dem convention.

    Also, I hate when politicians make bets with other politicians on sporting events.