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Monday, June 25, 2018

OTP 2018 June 25: Charles Krauthammer’s Love Of Baseball Leaves A Lasting Legacy

In recent days, many of Charles’ admirers had honored his formidable body of work and conservative convictions. I’m here to pay respects to his love of baseball, which made him and the world a happier place.

“If you believe, as do I, that God created baseball as a relief from politics, I herewith offer, as a public service, a column about [Bryce] Harper & friends,” he wrote in an exquisite column for The Washington Post in 2016.

 

(As always, views expressed in the article lede and comments are the views of the individual commenters and the submitter of the article and do not represent the views of Baseball Think Factory or its owner.)

Mellow Mouse, Benevolent Space Tyrant Posted: June 25, 2018 at 11:43 AM | 2113 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   2101. Zonk is not as Outlandish as he could be Posted: July 09, 2018 at 09:48 AM (#5707128)
And this is no different than anything that's been said about the probe since May, 2017.


which was two guilty pleas and 15 other indictments ago...
   2102. dlf Posted: July 09, 2018 at 09:54 AM (#5707130)
There is only one way to drink bourbon.


Frequently, right?

Heflin was a man of his time and place. He believed in Mint Juleps when having a drink with the ladies and neat when it was just the men.
   2103. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: July 09, 2018 at 10:29 AM (#5707141)
Never mind.
   2104. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: July 09, 2018 at 10:51 AM (#5707156)
2041

Perhaps you can convince them to walk off that cliff. I wouldn't mind seeing that.


This type of comment is...telling...
   2105. Zonk is not as Outlandish as he could be Posted: July 09, 2018 at 11:55 AM (#5707177)
Sounds like Theresa May's already wobbly government is on the verge of collapsing... good thing she's got a Trump visit - that should shore things right up!
   2106. perros Posted: July 09, 2018 at 11:57 AM (#5707181)
No charges filed. No suspension. No nothin'...

Well, a winning lawsuit, perhaps.
   2107. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: July 09, 2018 at 12:03 PM (#5707183)
Sounds like Theresa May's already wobbly government is on the verge of collapsing... good thing she's got a Trump visit - that should shore things right up!


Johnson exits, Trump enters. The UK will hardly notice the difference.
   2108. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: July 09, 2018 at 12:14 PM (#5707186)
For that London demo next week they need to make up an inflatable Boris Johnson doll in Depends to go along with Trump in diapers. All they'd then need would be Putin in an iron jock strap to make it a perfect little love nest.
   2109. BrianBrianson Posted: July 09, 2018 at 12:34 PM (#5707198)
New York Post: Is Hillary Clinton secretly planning to run in 2020?


Literally every current and former Democratic governor and senator is interested in running in 2020 if they have any kind of a chance, and it's no secret. Well, I suppose not former Democratic governor Bill Clinton, nor former Democratic senator Barack Obama. But otherwise.
   2110. The Interdimensional Council of Rickey!'s Posted: July 09, 2018 at 12:55 PM (#5707204)
Literally every current and former Democratic governor and senator is interested in running in 2020 if they have any kind of a chance, and it's no secret.


I'm waiting for someone to tell me why I shouldn't support this guy.
   2111. McCoy Posted: July 09, 2018 at 01:40 PM (#5707225)
I'm waiting for someone to tell me why I shouldn't support this guy.

Because you shouldn't vote for a guy simply because he took some statues down?
   2112. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: July 09, 2018 at 02:09 PM (#5707231)
But that's how they brought peace to the Middle East.
   2113. The usual palaver and twaddle (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: July 09, 2018 at 02:39 PM (#5707244)
Fresh thread.
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