Buzz Bissinger knows sports.
The author of “Friday Night Lights” and lifelong Democrat isn’t a political pundit by trade, but he felt so strongly about the fallout from the first presidential debate that he took to the cyber-pages of The Daily Beast to share his impressions.
Long story short – Bissinger is now on Team Mitt.
This is not a frivolous decision, nor is it an easy one. I grew up on the Upper West Side of New York, arguably the country’s nexus of liberalogy, where it wouldn’t have surprised me in the least as a child to discover that my parents, along with all the other attendees in some garret reminiscent of the French Resistance, had thrown eggs at Abbie Hoffman at a political get-together because he wasn’t liberal enough….