Send in the Second Team

Hank Williams, Jr. of Monday Night Football-bad-theme-song fame compared Obama with Hitler, an analogy so outrageous that it was too much even for Fox & Friends. Less than four hours later, ESPN executives fired him. Good for them.

It is so obvious that Williams should be replaced by the Dixie Chicks that I’m not even sure I need to blog it.

[Cross-posted at The Reality-Based Community]

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Jonathan Zasloff

Jonathan Zasloff is a professor of law at the University of California, Los Angeles.