Politics and sports mix as well as cyanide and happiness.
Do you know what today is? Today is “Raptors Day” in the beautiful city of Toronto. Go ahead, mark it on your calendars and free-up the rest of your schedule. Today is our day! Pay no attention to the fact that the other 364 belong to the Leafs (suck it, Jays!)
— Olivia Chow (@oliviachow) May 12, 2014
— Toronto Sun (@TheTorontoSun) May 12, 2014
Of course, if you’re reading this here on a site entitled “Raptors Republic”, there’s a good chance that every day is “Raptors Day” for you. But for the rest of the bandwagon fans in this glorious Greater Toronto Area of ours, this give credence to their newfangled fandom in ways only politicans and corporate sponsors can. Enjoy it!
Or, if you can’t muster the love in your heart to welcome our fellow bandwagonners, at least enjoy this (via: Herbert the new CBS write-ert):
— Norm Kelly (@DMayorKelly) May 12, 2014
If you’re looking for advice on how this day is to be best celebrated, heed the words of occasional guest-poster Alex Wong:
Here’s how we celebrate Raptors Day: watch other teams compete in the second round.
— alex (@steven_lebron) May 12, 2014