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Smokey Joe Barton Clearly Doesn't Have Enough to Worry About

Best. House Energy and Commerce Committee Meeting. Ever. From this morning in D.C.:

"The Bowl Championship Series: Money and Other Issues of Fairness for Publicly Financed Universities

." Smokey Joe Barton of Arlington wants to ditch the BCS and go to a college-football playoff system, and he's got the legislation to prove it. Which is why this morning he posted to his YouTube page his appearance on ESPN's

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, during which he debated John Swofford, commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference and coordinator of the Bowl Championship Series. Barton thinks the BCS is

communism

. Isn't

everything

these days?

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