Oh, brother. With the end of football season, I thought Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow might have a slight chance of reducing his massive over-exposure, and thereby reduce the number of Americans who are driven to irrational hatred at the very mention of his name.
Virginia Del. Robert Bell celebrated his bill passing the state House on Wednesday by taking a knee and Tebowing.
The legislation — dubbed the “Tebow bill” for the Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow — would allow the state’s homeschooled students the chance to play sports at their local high school like the NFL star did in Florida.
Bell, a Republican, said he’s pleased the new nickname has brought the legislation more fans. “We’re happy with whatever help there is,” he said.
“The name became a shorthand, and now all the homeschool kids call it that,” he told POLITICO. “After we passed it, I did the Tebow on the floor.”
Now I understand the connection between this bill and Tebow’s autobiography, but I fear this practice will spread to every occasion where a conservative legislator somewhere thinks he or she has done the Lord’s Work. At that point, we may have to seek court injunctions to stop it.
ANOTHER NOTE TO THE HUMOR-IMPAIRED: The reference to “court injunctions” was a joke, as the careful reader might have deduced from the tone of the entire post.