Eric Cantor praises Russell Wilson, angers Skins fans

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House Majority leader Eric Cantor’s Richmond-area Congressional district is filled with Redskins fans. However, Cantor attended Collegiate High, the same school that produced Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

This could be a potentially touchy situation for a political leader who might want to recognize Wilson’s accomplishments without offending the Skins fans he represents. Not sure Cantor pulled that trick off successfully. Near as I can tell, this was his only tweet about the game.

And not surprisingly, some Skins fans didn’t think this was so great.







 Weird tweet, Sir.

Dan Steinberg writes about all things D.C. sports at the D.C. Sports Bog.



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Dan Steinberg · January 7, 2013

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