Congratulations to the Duke Blue Devils who overcame a 9 point second-half deficit to defeat the Wisconsin Badgers in last night’s NCAA national championship game in Indianapolis, Ind.
Except the message of congratulations to Duke from Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri was anything but congratulatory. Check out her hot take on the number of Duke’s young and incredibly talented players who will probably opt for the NBA rather than return to college:
Oh, come on!
And does she even really know what she’s talking about?
What about Wisconsin underclassmen who want to leave college early? Anything to say about that, Senator?
(Sam Dekker is a junior, Nigel Hayes a sophomore.) Or, what about overall graduation rates of the program?
Over to you, Senator.
Ha! Yes, do this first.
McCaskill later tried to explain herself:
The first tweet was entirely about the “kids” though, when she said she was cheering for Wisconsin over Duke: