A lot of people are behind President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ historic White House victory — campaign workers, volunteers, and millions of voters. But there is also one Thing behind the Biden-Harris triumph, and that Thing is Gritty.
In the days leading up to Nov. 3, the official mascot for the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers-turned-internet’s beloved goblin son became a symbol of the importance Pennsylvania played in the 2020 presidential election. We prayed to him, we worshipped him, we asked him for deliverance.
Now that Pennsylvania has gone blue and the Biden-Harris campaign has claimed victory, of course, we must give Gritty what Gritty is due — and the internet has suggestions.
There’s the obvious option: get Gritty into politics where Gritty belongs.
In Gritty’s short two years on this planet, the orange google-eyed creature