U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak (D. Pa.) fired off a letter to Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie today urging him to oppose Rush Limbaugh’s attempt to buy the St. Louis Rams.
Sestak, who is challenging Sen. Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary, called Limbaugh “divisive and offensive” and wrote that the conservative radio talk-show host “preaches values diametrically opposed to those of the Eagles and the NFL.”
Limbaugh announced yesterday that he was teaming up with St. Louis Blues owner Dave Checketts to buy the Rams. Despite having the longest losing streak in the NFL, the franchise is valued at about $929 million.
Limbaugh and Checketts would need the approval of 24 of the NFL’s 32 owners to buy the team.