“It’s better to be silent and thought a fool, than to open’s one mouth and remove all doubt.”
– Quote attributed to both Mark Twain and Abraham Lincoln.
Thomas statement on White House absence
Tim Thomas put himself above team
Bruins goalie picked inappropriate time, venue to make personal statement
Tim Thomas told: ‘Stick to hockey’
Slammed for Obama snub
Tim Thomas wrong to skip White House trip
Goaltender should have put team above individual concerns
Yahoo’s Ryan Lambert: btw congrats to tim thomas for making a pouty political decision and distracting from what should’ve been a memorable day for his teammates
Former NHL general manager Craig Button: Certain that Tim Thomas has team mates that don’t share his political or ideological beliefs. Will he not show up for games because of that?
Damien Cox: Gotta say, really quite disappointing to learn Tim Thomas is, well, apparently a crackpot. This sure adds an element to all-star weekend.