Tim Thomas Says No Thanks to White House Visit

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    I hate when people use their position of celebrity that has nothing to do with politics to make a political point...I hate it when movie stars do it, I hate when athletes do it, etc...

    Tim Thomas, go be with your team and celebrate your incredible accomplishments instead of turning it into an issue about why you didn't go.

    Become a blogger after you retire if you want to talk politics.
     
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    But.... if the President was a Republican and it was a liberal who turned him down... that would greeted by much amusement.... hypocrite.
     
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    Seriously? Ooh you're so badass.

    I figured I covered it when I mentioned movie stars, but I guess not...I also hated the Dixie Chicks and don't care for Clooney or Pitt or any others chiming in to the degree that they do. Are you okay now, or should I go on? I understand that comprehension of non-partisanship amongst partisans is always very low.

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    Theo Epstein of the Red Sox snubbed GWB twice and no one cared.
     
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    Funny about Obama saying that Brad Marchand's nickname was "The Little Ball of Hate". Looks like Obama's scriptwriter set him up. But Marchand was a good sport about it.
     
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    You were able to determine that he was a hypocrite based on what he wrote?


    AMAZING!!!
     
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    If he chooses to insult the office of the President he is free to do so.
     
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    It's his right to make a political point if he so chooses.

    Personally I think it makes him look like a douche, and I think he'll come to regret his decision, but it's still up to him.
     

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