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Opinion

February 1, 2014

In Our Opinion: Ultimately, the game has become a holiday

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Last year, various petitions were sent to the Obama administration, urging it to declare the Monday after the Super Bowl a national holiday to “promote camaraderie among the American people, keep the streets safer for our children on Sunday night and Monday morning, promote a productive workplace when work resumes on Tuesday, and honor the most popular event in modern American culture.”

The petitions didn’t come close to garnering the required 100,000 signatures to elicit an official White House response, but ultimately, it’s not a bad idea, not a bad idea at all.

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