Sports My American Education
posted by September 24 at 15:20 PMon
Upon reading this…
Rep. Barney Frank, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and the chief House Democrat negotiating the bailout package, called McCain’s move “the longest Hail Mary pass in the history of either footballs or Marys.…I wondered: What the hell is a “Hail Mary pass.”
Google gave me this answer:
And from Wikipedia:
A Hail Mary pass or Hail Mary play in American football is a forward pass made in desperation, with only a small chance of success.