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    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.

    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

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

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

    Are we comparing Jerry Jones' arrogant incompetence to the behavior of a murderous dictator?

    A little bit, sure.