In an unprecedented act of unity, the Commission on Presidential Debates, the National Football League, the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, and CNN have agreed to a formal exchange of debate moderator and lead referee for Monday’s action, a move that’s already pulled a hashtag from the Twittersphere: #RefSwap.
“I can get nasty when I need to,” Candy Crowley, who’ll ref the Bears-Lions game, said. “I’m talking to you, Ndamukong.”
On the debate side, NFL’s only ref with name recognition, Ed “Two Guns” Hochuli will keep President Obama and Governor Romney in line.
“I’ll strangle the hell outta both those blowhards if they don’t walk my line,” Hochuli said. “I will literally jump over my desk and go American Gladiator on their pork-barrel asses.”
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