Archive for March 28th, 2013
Some might object to Pro Wrestling talk during #SportsWeek and to them I say
I’ll take the Road to Wrestlemania XXIX over the Road to the Final Four every time. And this year’s title rematch of The Rock v. John Cena looks to be another great one. And and watching CM Punk get the honor of losing to The Undertaker should be fun. But this year it’s an undercard match that has me excited. Jack Swagger v. Alberto Del Rio looks awesome. And it’s all thanks to Zeb Colter.
If you’re not familiar, Jack Swagger took a heel turn to face off against a Latino face in Alberto Del Rio. And Swagger is managed by racist tea-partier Zeb Colter, who is hilarious. Finally, the xenophobe is getting a unflattering caricature in wrestling, where bad guys are bred. Zeb did such a good job at offending the tea-party sensibility that Glenn Beck took notice. Read all about it in this column from Grantland. And check out these great videos.
Watching this boil over along with the stupid yet funny response videos has been the best thing about the road to Wrestlemania XXIX. Oh yeah!