Tweet of the Day: Take an extra hour for lunch to root for Team USA

Soccer, I am told, is a sport. In most of the world, I am told moreover, it is called football. As you can gather, I am not a soccer enthusiast.

Having established that fact, I would like to pass along tidings of joy from the government, which is extending the lunch hour of employees today so that they can root for Team USA.

Not so fast. That’s employees of the government of the State of New York. Read the official edict and weep:

It’s nice of Cuomo to give state employees that time off, though maybe he should checked with his employer — the taxpayer — before going ahead with this act of largess.

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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