Out of curiosity, is anyone excited about any of these projected bowl matchups?
I mean, not that Rutgers vs. Ball State in Toronto won’t be awesome… not that a UCLA-BYU rematch in the Las Vegas Bowl wouldn’t be thrilling… but it does sort of seem like the craziest college-football season in the history of mankind has left us with, at least on paper, a somewhat lackluster postseason. Of course, what’s "on paper" means nothing this year, right? But still.
Personally, if all of Mandel’s bowl predictions were to prove correct, here are the Top 5 games I’d be most interested in watching:
There’s been some right-blogospheric chatter in recent weeks about giving John McCain a second look, and after watching his latest ad, Andrew Sullivan wonders whether McCain is “going to become the Kerry of this election cycle: dismissed as old hat for months and then newly relevant in the weeks before the primaries.” Maybe. Here’s the ad:
My two-year-old dinner bet notwithstanding, I’d like to see McCain make a comeback. Whether I want him to be president, I’m not sure, but at least he’s a grown-up, and at least he has actual beliefs and principles, unlike some candidates I could mention (cough cough, Mitt Romney).
P.S. Glenn Reynolds is less impressed, paraphrasing McCain’s ad as saying, “Don’t hate me because I’m smarter than you.”