Morning radio, and a parting shot

    Join me this morning on Radio Times, when Marty Moss-Coane, the Daily News’ Sandy Shea and I discuss the year’s events in Philadelphia and look forward to 2011. Among our topics will be former mayor John Street’s explanation to me this fall of the difference between a “black mayor” and “a mayor with dark skin.”

    The show’s on 10 a.m. and repeated at 10 p.m.

    And I can’t resist throwing one more shot in the debate about postponing Sunday night’s Eagles game.

    When I got up Monday morning in Germantown, I had twelve inches of snow to dig my car out of before I could travel.

    If the Eagles had played, tens of thousands of fans would have gone to parking lots at midnight to find their vehicles in the same state.

    The big SUV’s could dust off and cruise home maybe, but their paths would have been blocked by hundreds of little Fords and Chevy’s spinning their wheels and twisting in every direction.

    Imagine how the tanked and torqued-up SUV owners would react.

    Friends, Philly fans shoot each other in good weather. Imagine what would have happened in that kind of scrum, and what it would have done to the city’s reputation.

    Again, thanks to the Eagles for using some common sense.

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