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America’s Political Leaders Thought The Blackout Was Funny Too

Surprisingly little grandstanding. Blame Roger Goodell!

“Like most Saints fans, I am immediately assuming [NFL Commissioner] Roger Goodell is the chief suspect,” New Orleans Senator David Vitter told BuzzFeed.

A few of his colleagues on Capitol Hill weighed in on Twitter:

Florida Republican Trey Radel


All #superbowls in Florida from here on out. Electric bills paid & we don’t need a dome. We have palm trees, beaches, beautiful weather.— Trey Radel


Every second that goes by=another year New Orleans won’t have a #superbowl #SuperBlackout. Love NOLA, but.. Florida can host! C’mon down!— Trey Radel

Texas Republican Blake Farenthold


I’d say #fail RT @DRUDGE_REPORT: Energy Dept: ‘Super Bowl City Leads on Energy Efficient Forefront’… http://t.co/r20AzOH4— Blake Farenthold

Wisconsin Democrat Gwen Moore


Will the #SB47 power outage be a game changer? Let me know what you think!— Gwen Moore

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