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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Portune's ode to Brett Favre

Brett Favre announced Tuesday he's retiring. Upoin hearing the news, Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune wrote this impromptu poem. An ode to the quarterback.

"There is No Joy in Lambeau.

From Lombardi and Starr, to Hornung and Gregg

Brett Favre has left fans, to plead and to beg

One more scramble, one more touchdown,

One more winning two minute drill

His exploits, the Hall will now journal

For the mighty Brett, is now over the hill. "


at 1:29 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

is this how portune spends his time now that he brokers backroom deals to hand over county seats to republicans like hartman?

at 2:04 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is this how Jessica spends her time?

God help us.

at 2:46 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nothing but the biggest stories here at the Enquirer...

at 7:29 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

They call him Odd Todd for a reason.

at 8:45 PM, March 05, 2008 Blogger Mark Miller said...

Wow. That's actually pretty good. My hat's off to the talanted Mr. Portune.

at 10:17 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Democrats will have plenty of time to pen poetry after the voters wipe the Repugnicants off the map and turn nearly all of them out of office this November.

at 11:10 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

To be fair to Jessica, this isn't a "story" this is a blog. I for one appreciate her sharing this hilarious tidbit!

at 12:38 AM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm sorry, that's just weird. Maybe if a Cincy legend retired/died it would be a decent tribute... but still pretty strange. And at least make it a good poem!

at 2:21 AM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Remember Issue 27 said...

Has Portune lost it?

at 10:51 AM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Portune OBVIOUSLY needs some more work!!

at 3:17 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I miss read this at first, I thought Mr. Portune was retiring. But, really, why doesn't he just keep to messing , I mean running Hamilton County and leave the City of Cincinnati, Brett Farve, the Green Bay Packer, CVG, Delta alone. He is a County Commissioner not the Tri-State Commissioner!!
I'm suprise he hasn't commented or put his nose into something in Indiana. Give a break, the guys a clown.

at 10:00 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr. Favre is NOT "over the hill." He wants to go out at the top of his game. You are the one "over the hill."

at 8:24 AM, March 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Like the psalms of King David, here cometh King Portune!

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