Ditka, Obama, Palin, and Bill Swerski?

ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown had a feature on Mike Ditka and the election this week. As we previously mentioned, Ditka almost ran against Barack Obama in 2004. Here is the clip of Bill Swerski’s Superfans (George Wendt) from ESPN:

ws ditkaween2502They also mentioned an event which took place in Chicago on Thursday, the Second Annual Ditkaween. The event was held at Ditka’s Oakbrook Terrace Restaurant, with fans coming dressed as “Da Coach” himself. The event was hosted and broadcasted live by a radio station with prizes for the best costumes.

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Coach Ditka has been quite a busy man recently. On Friday he appeared at a campaign rally for Sarah Palin :

“This is the land of opportunity, it’s not a land of handouts,” Ditka said. “If you’re willing to work, you can find a job. I want to say how proud I am because I think Sarah Palin epitomizes all the good things, all the good values, of this country.”

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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