Hillary Clinton said she was proud to be Secretary of State. Sure, like how NFL players are just proud to watch the Super Bowl.
— Michelle Wolf (@michelleisawolf) February 1, 2013
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Politicians' sports bets are usually predictable: one case of micro-brewed awfulness wagered against a locally-produced foodstuff that tastes of civic boosterism and sadness.
But some elected officials take sports wagering to the next level. A few weeks ago, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock made a bet with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, offering to perform the Ray Lewis dance if the Broncos lost to the Ravens in an NFL playoff game. Despite sustaining a right quadricep injury practicing the dance, Hancock finally made good on his wager this week.
In his honor, we're taking a look at recent Super Bowl bets made by politicians, and determining who might have A Little Problem.
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With Super Bowl XLVII just a few days away, thousands–nay, millions–of American women are panicking, because they don't understand football, and if they don't understand football, their men will leave them. Or cheat on them. Or both.
This is the only logical conclusion that can be drawn from the internet, which contains a wealth of content aimed at–or complaining about–the boob-havers who walk among us, shamelessly displaying their ignorance of end zones and field goals.
Ladies, what the guys won't tell you is that the National Football League (NFL) has more drama and gossip than any episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta! They love, love, love gossiping about football, and there is a lot to gossip about.
Girlfriend, Are You Ready for Some Football? (oprah.com)
Impossible. No silly Ball League can generate more drama and gossip than Te'Keela and Marilol and Corvette and, um, Samantha. (Is one of them named Samantha?)
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Ask the three people nearest you if they think God is responsible for determining the winner of the Super Bowl this Sunday.
If they answer in the negative, statistically speaking, you are the doofus who believes God has a surprisingly lax schedule:
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Americans are rabid sports fans, and if the books of Vegas odds-makers are any indicator, we are also degenerate gamblers. Forget who wins the game–every single aspect of the Super Bowl is available to be bet on.
Here's a look at some of the oddest culled from the full list of Super Bowl XLVII prop bets:
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