You recall a few weeks ago The Gurgling Cod dared to reveal a shocking conspiracy -- Hugh Acheson, a proprietor of the National, in Athens, GA, encouraged the good citizens of Athens to do something during the game besides watch the Bulldogs. The Gurgling Cod had assumed that a timely admonition would have recalled the National to its priorities, and it would, by now, have joined with other Athens restaurants in bars in focusing on what is important, which is to say football -- basically, America, in other words. Thus, one could safely go to the National on Saturday, watch the game, sip on a red and black Fan Can, and get some wings, and watch the game on one of several plasma screens. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth:
A bargain-priced prix-fixe coinciding with the kickoff of an intriguing non-conference matchup for the Bulldogs. This is what people who care about football don't get to eat for $25:
By offering this special, at this time, the National is actually discriminating against football fans. Discrimination is illegal. And un-American. Which is why Hugh Acheson likes it so much.