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Ex-Miami Dolphins refuse Obama invite

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 08/20/2013 @ 1:25 pm In Diversions,Front Page,Politics,U.S. | No Comments

(CBS SPORTS) Good news: On Tuesday, the White House will honor the 1972 Dolphins, the NFL’s last undefeated team, because, really, that group doesn’t get enough attention.

Bad news: At least three members of the ’72 squad won’t attend the ceremony in the nation’s capital because they oppose the views of President Barack Obama.

“We’ve got some real moral compass issues in Washington,” Hall of Fame center Jim Langer told the Sun-Sentinel‘s David Hyde. “I don’t want to be in a room with those people and pretend I’m having a good time. I can’t do that. If that [angers] people, so be it.”


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