Hey Joe, whaddya think about that … power plant?

Joe Montana may be a savvy multi-tasker, but he is not an expert on the effects of gas-burning turbines on the regional air basin — and didn’t pretend to be this morning.

It was Montanarama in Hayward today as the Hall of Fame QB gave a pep talk at Cal State East Bay to a business summit crowd that included these folks:


And what, someone asked, did the retired football star think about the proposed gas-fired power plants that so many Haywardites love to hate? According to a reporter who was there (see his full story tomorrow), he answered:

“I’d have to defer that question as I don’t know much about it.”

Fair enough.