President Obama to “Thank” Cats on “Hoops for Haiti”

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Kentucky is getting all the great press lately.

Unanimous #1 College Basketball Team in the Nation.

Cousins, Patterson and Wall ~ One of them is either Player or Frosh of the Week almost every week of this season.

Wall and Patterson are front runners for National Player of the Year.

Wall is frontrunner for SEC Player of the Year.

Cal puts together “Hoops for Haiti” on a moments notice.  He and the Cats raise over 1,000,000 USD in less than a week.

Now, the President of the United States of America wants to thank them for their efforts.  Put aside politics for a moment and hear those words.  THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IS GOING TO THANK THE CATS! This is an honor of the highest order.  It matters not whether you voted for the man or not.  He’s the President.  He is the human embodiment of the Nation.  He wants to either meet with the Cats or in some manner convey his and the nations appreciation for their efforts.

Aside from the honor associated with receiving this magnanimous gesture, it’s publicity of the highest order.  This is a publicity bonanza.

Coach Cal is a master.  I’m not saying that he did this for the press that it’s garnered.  It doesn’t matter.  What matters is that the University of Kentucky is getting a public lift that is amazing in scale.  It’s unbelievable what Coach Cal has done.

I have to admire the man.

He’s amazing.

UK has not seen this kind of public adulation since…well, not in my memory.

Congratulations Coach Cal and to the Cats are in order.  This is incredible.  I love it.

It’s awesome to be a Cat fan right now and to be associated with this incredible team and its Coach.

GO BIG BLUE!

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One comment on “President Obama to “Thank” Cats on “Hoops for Haiti”

  1. Very well put together, Dave, we are all in awe at the job that Cal has done in such a very short time for Ky basketball and for the other less fortunate. He is a very good coach, but seems to be a very caring and wonderful human being. I’m sure he has faults but right now we don’t see them and we don’t care. The way his shows his ‘love’ of his team on the bench and off is something all coaches should do. When he gave Cuz the nookie when he took him out one time just made me laugh. He relates to the boys and treats them with the respect they deserve and they in turn do the same. We’re having fun this year on the court and off the court. GO CATS! 19-0 #1

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