(Cue Handel’s Messiah …)
“Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given.
And the government shall be upon his shoulders.
And his name shall be call-ed ..
Wonderful, Counselor, Almighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.”
OK, George Freidrich Handel, my all-time favorite composer, did not live long enough to see the revival of the Washington Redskins in 2012, but could anyone blame him for writing an oratorio in honor of the Redskins’ six-game winning streak?
And is not the fulfillment of the Old Testament prophecy (from the prophet Spurrier?) to have a young man, new in town, leading the way to victory and liberation from the dark era of losing seasons …
Another spirit-affirming win yesterday against the Eagles (and wasn’t it great to see Chris Cooley make a key third-down catch?)
All we want for Christmas is a home playoff game!