How’s your weekend going, guys? Anything fun happen? Anything exciting to report?
Yeah, that about sums it up.
If you read nothing else today, you should read this screenshot from Le Monde, attempting to explain Gritty (who among us can truly explain Gritty?) to a confused French person:
French media having to explain to readers who @GrittyNHL is as part of their election coverage wasn’t on my 2020 bingo card, but it’s definitely my fave moment of the cycle so far. pic.twitter.com/d8Pz0H8d9R— Chris Sgro (@cristoferosgro) November 7, 2020
It’s especially appropriate that Gritty has become Pennsylvania’s electoral mascot because, for the first time in, uh, several presidents, there will be a hockey fan in the White House. I am, of course, referring to the future First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, who is a diehard Flyers fan. There’s something that feels very natural about this.
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