Football Flyover Banners: $16 Trillion National Debt 'No Bulls###!'
3:08 PM, Nov 1, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Sports fans in some important swing states this weekend will get a last-minute dose of politics with their football. Bankrupting America, a campaign project of the conservative group Public Notice, will be flying two banners over the fields at college and professional football games with messages about the national debt. Check out the banners below:
The banners, which were also flown last week over several football games and at the World Series, will be seen this Saturday at the following NCAA football games: the Missouri Tigers at the Florida Gators, the Stanford Cardinal at the Colorado Buffaloes, the Nebraska Cornhuskers at the Michigan State Spartans, and the Illinois Fighting Illini at the Ohio State Buckeyes.
And here are the NFL games that will see these messages this Sunday: the Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals, the Baltimore Ravens at the Cleveland Browns, the Arizona Cardinals at the Green Bay Packers, and the Detroit Lions at the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The planes will also fly over several rallies for Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in Wisconsin, Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, and Colorado.
“For the first time in recent memory, Americans are connecting the health of our economy and their own pocketbooks to the national debt, and they recognize that wasteful spending in Washington is to blame," said Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice. "Our banners intend to keep the $16 trillion national debt at the top of Americans' minds."