Brett Favre: Relax Vikings Fans, the Old Gunslinger’s Coming Back

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Remember that upon his election, former Governor Jesse Ventura, perhaps one of the most colorful and controversial figures in Minnesota history, promised to "put Minnesota on the map," which he did with various moonlighting jobs and other non-governmental appearances.
That is precisely what Minnesota's newest and latest celebrity is doing with his latest charade of "will he or won't he?" drama. Both men love the camera and can't get enough of it—or themselves, so it seems.
I'm not one of those people who is tired of the drama. On the contrary, as a Vikings fan, I love it. Not only does it directly benefit me, but it brings attention that my team  would otherwise not receive in a state usually referred to as "hick," or "flyover land on the frozen tundra."
Favre brings swagger to a state observered by outsiders and the big-city driven national media as simple, with few frills.
Think of it as LeBron James signing with the Minnesota Timberwolv...

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