Syria’s New Opposition Leader Is A Huge Dallas Sports Fan

This ex-Texas IT guy’s favorite teams are the Cowboys, the Mavericks, and the Syrian resistence. posted on

1. Ghassan Hitto has been elected the prime minister of the Syrian resistance coalition. His goal: Topple the oppressive regime of president Bashir Assad.

Osman Orsal / Reuters

2. Until recently, Hitto was an IT executive in the Dallas area. He’s also, according to the Times of London, a big Cowboys fan.

3. A big-time Cowboys fan who’s not afraid to make a principled stand against ruthless egomaniacs? This dude below is NERVOUS.

4. Are we comparing Jerry Jones’ arrogant incompetence to the behavior of a murderous dictator?

5. A little bit, sure.

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