Rocky Who?

Last night I mentioned Obama’s joke in which he compared himself to Rocky, with Clinton as Apollo Creed. I thought it was a lame attempt to appeal to the Philadephia audience where the debate was being held. However, the gang over at Tapped seemed to be a bit more perplexed, scratching their heads over the “complicated” “convoluted” “sports story” told by Obama. As somebody who has been known to use Rocky metaphors, I found this shocking. I wonder if it’s a male/female thing, a regional thing, or a generational thing, but–and I mean this with no offense intended–it’s just pretty startling to me that there are people out there that don’t have at least passing knowledge of the life and times of the Italian Stallion.