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Hockey fans mixed on hockey mom

Posted in Politics, Sports with tags , , , on October 12, 2008 by macmystery

Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was in Philadelphia on Saturday night to drop the ceremonial puck before the Flyers game.

When Palin and her two daughters were announced, they got the traditional Philly welcome … she was booed. Read AP’s story here.

Much like Santa Clause at an Eagles game, she got an earful. After the initial booing, there was a mixture of applause, as well. But it was clear the hockey mom persona wasn’t unanimously received in the City of Brotherly Love.

Here’s a clip of the event from YouTube: