Kansas governor Sam Brownback refused to pick a side during the big game between Kansas and Wichita State:
hahahahahahahahahaha pic.twitter.com/kegiUEUir1— Luke Zimmermann (@lukezim) March 22, 2015
Until after Wichita State's upset victory, when he wore a Wichita State shirt OVER his indecisive Kansas/Wichita State shirt (which was already over a dress shirt):
Unsurprisingly, Brownback's effort to appeal to everybody appealed to absolutely nobody:
Shocker & Jayhawks fans come together to boo Brownback on National TV. #KansansUnited— ShockerNation (@ShockersNation) March 22, 2015
Sam Brownback, wearing a WSU/KU combo T over a pink dress shirt, roundly booed. #Kansas— Sam Mellinger (@mellinger) March 22, 2015
The entire state and arena are booing Brownback right now. WSU and KU fans unite— Bob Fescoe (@bobfescoe) March 22, 2015
KU and WSU fans unite to boo the sight of Gov. Sam Brownback.— Tim Fitzgerald (@LifeofFitz) March 22, 2015
(There may also be political reasons why he got booed.)
A piece of advice to all politicians: people will most likely respect a politician who's honest about his fandom and sticks with it instead of a guy who waffles based on whoever's doing well. Maybe you'll be a fan of their rival, but at least they'll think you're honest and not somebody who will put on whatever shirt will gain the most political favor.
By the way, Brownback went to Kansas State for undergrad, so ...