Teacher. Wordsmith. Madman. DAN CAN'T ADD or speak.
After Governor Ed Rendell announced this morning that the Penguins had signed a lease to stay in Pittsburgh through June of 2040, County Commissioner Dan Onorato told reporters:
If there was any doubts, they're here now for twenty-five years.
First of all, Dan, that should be were. If there were any doubts.
Second, and perhaps more importantly: this is 2007. The Penguins' lease runs through 2040. That means -- you know, in case there was any doubts -- that they're here now for thirty-three years.
You can see why people are already touting him for a run at the governor's mansion. With arithmetic and oratorical skills like those, he's ready for the White House.