Monday, February 01, 2010

Who Dat?

It looks like the NFL is backing down on the Who Dat controversy, basically admitting that Who Dat and the Fleur-de-lis logo are both in the public domain.

Part of it might have been letters from both of our senators, who righfully stood up for the good people of Louisiana. I especially like what Mary Landrieu told them:
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., said it is "unfortunate that the NFL is exploiting a phrase that has been part of Louisiana's culture for more than a century. Who Dat Nation deserves better. I am exploring several options to sack the NFL's greediness, including removing the league's tax exempt status."
That had to sting.

I didn't know that the NFL has tax-exempt status. If our President is looking at a way to increase tax revenues, how about taxing the NFL? To the tune of about 30 percent? Why is it that the ultra-wealthy NFL is tax exempt? Good question.

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