Well, here we go again. Another notable publication has called Philly sports fans the worst in America. This year GQ drew the short straw. Here's the link.
And now, as a Philly Sports Fan of 30-plus years, there's only one way of approaching this. A open letter to the writer of this wonderful piece of bird cage lining.
Dear Adam Winer,
You are an idiot.
Much like a lemming, you have fallen off the same cliff as many other journalists who have absolutely no clue about what goes down in the City of Brotherly Love. They all say the same thing. "Philly's mean. They booed Santa Claus and cheered Michael Irvin when he went out on a stretcher."
Blah. Blah. Blah.
This stuff has really gotten old. These things happened decades ago. Decades! So the morons who purposely vommit on little girls and stupid kids who run on baseball fields only to get tasered are new. But that only goes to show you that idiots hog the limelight.
You should know.
Philly fans may tend to overreact, but we're passionate, not mean. We know our sports and we demand excellence. It's a blue collar town that appreciates hard-working, grind-it-out players and calls out lollygaggers who phone it in.
You know, like you did with your assumptions on one of the greatest sports towns in America.
Frank Edwards and the Philly Sports Nation