Today In Silly Political Wagers

In case you forget, people, gambling is a sin, but that doesn't stop our politicians from insisting on those dopey city "wagers" anytime their teams play in the postseason.

There used to be a great site that covered these called Our Civic Pride, but they haven't posted in about eight months. We particularly liked the one in which two governors wagered flying the opposing state's flag over their capital for a Little League game.

Anyway, Denver and Minneapolis are hosting the political conventions this year, and Colorado is playing Minnesota in the NHL playoffs, so the heads of each political convention committee are laying down the wagers. So now these bets don't actually require power or elected office. Sad. Though we would enjoy a Clinton-Obama hockey game, to settle it all.

GOP-Dems Jump Into Minnesota-Colorado Series [Randball]