Psychologist Dr. Don R. Powell says the presidential candidate with the most astute use of sports cliches will most likely win the election.
According to Powell, author of Best Sports Cliches (Sports Cliches Press), cliches like Obama doesnt want to use a ball control offense, or McCain needs a Hail Mary pass in order to win, are verbal comfort food for politicians and give them a secret handshake to use with the 88 million registered voters who are also sports fans.
Although football inspires lots of cliches such as smash mouth politics, Powell says a surprising number of cliches like There were no knock out punches come from boxing.
Regardless of which sports cliches Obama and McCain use in the elections final days, Powell says both candidates need to bring their A game if they want to score with voters.
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