John Kasich says Monday after Super Bowl should be national holiday

Friday April 8th, 2016

Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is making an appealing case for sports fans.

Appearing on The Dan Patrick Show, Kasich said if elected president, he would make the day after the Super Bowl a national holiday. This is more or less equivalent to a student president candidate promising to put Gushers in the vending machines—but you know what? I’m intrigued!

“There’s no productivity whatsoever. I’m going to take that under consideration, and maybe I can get that done in the first 100 days,” Kasich told Patrick about the national holiday idea. 

Watch: LeBron James picked up a shift at a pizza place

Although Kasich may one day have the power to affect what happens after the Super Bowl, I don’t think he’ll ever have enough clout to help the Cleveland Browns.

– Rohan Nadkarni

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