Ed Driscoll

Allen West Looks Back at AFL Commissioner Joe Foss

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“Joe Foss was a true American hero,” notes Col. Allen West in a recent video for PJM’s Next Generation TV. “However, very few know of his service to this nation. Aside from being a brigadier general, World War II flying ace, and Medal of Honor recipient, Foss was a governor, congressman, and football commissioner. Col. Allen B. West reminds viewers about the the enduring vision and legacy of Foss, and more.”

Incidentally, nobody could accuse Foss’s AFL of being “The No Fun League,” as today’s NFL is frequently rapped:

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But then, perhaps they could afford to be more laid back, since the sixties’ overculture (as opposed to its counterculture) was rather more benign than today’s nihilistic pop culture.