Okay, for those who don’t know, here’s a little background… for every single Presidential election since 1936, there has been a tradition with the Washington Redskins football season. Every time the Redskins win their last home game of the season, the incumbent president’s party wins. If they lose, the challenger of the presidency wins. Well, today, the Redskins played their last home game of the season against the Green Bay Packers. They lost, 28-14.
What will this mean for Tuesday’s election? If the 70-year tradition holds, John Kerry will win. From a Reuters article:
“I think it’s a good tradition to follow,” Kerry told reporters on his campaign plane. “I think the country should stay with tradition, don’t you?”
In a written statement released earlier he said he was thrilled with the Packers win.
“The Packers have done their part, this Tuesday I’ll do mine.”