76ers Burn Presidential Candidate John Kasich with Now-Deleted Tweet

October 23rd, 2015 by Thomas Duffy Leave a reply »

On Friday, presidential candidate John Kasich threw a jab at the Philadelphia 76ers. Clearly, they didn’t care for it.

As Jim Adair of Crossing Broad noted, Kasich is “currently polling at 2.3 percent, well below the Sixers’ winning percentage.”

Ben Gittleson of ABC News provided some context:

He told the business-focused crowd about the importance of job skills, then jokingly added that the 76ers haven’t had too many skills of their own lately.

"The reason why some of them make a lot of money is because they have skills,” he said. "Not too many Sixers have had that many skills lately, but they do."

Gittleson also reported that Kasich and the Sixers were staying at the same hotel. The politician knew it was a basketball team because “they were really tall.”

Kasich caught wind of the post and responded in rather legendary fashion:

[Twitter, h/t Crossing Broad]

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