You don’t have to be a college football fan to realize that the University of Miami’s Turnover Chain has become something of a cultural phenomenon.
A large University of Miami emblem hangs from the gaudy, oversized gold chain. Miami’s turnover chain weighs close to 6 lbs.
Whenever a Hurricanes player creates a turnover during a football game, he is rewarded on the sideline with the Turnover Chain.
It’s been the talk of the ‘Canes’ season and its influence has spread all the way to the Florida State Capitol.
Democrat lawmakers in Tallahassee have recreated their own turnover chain and they’re using it to troll their Republican counterparts.
State Senator Perry Thurston was spotted this week sporting the turnover chain.
Marc Caputo of Politico Florida has been having fun with the Democrats’ turnover chain and what their real motivation for it may be.
TURNOVER CHAIN!!!— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) November 16, 2017
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