Thursday, February 2, 2017
"Speaking of which, arguments over the new president have even insinuated themselves into America’s favorite pastime, on the brilliant and generally hilarious New York Yankees blog, “IT IS HIGH! IT IS FAR! IT IS … caught.” There, in blog posts and comment sections, Yankees fans are turning on each other, rather than uniting to bewail the shortcomings of the George Steinbrenner boychiks and general manager Brian Cashman. “If Yankee-free Benghazi Night is all we can expect from a Donald Trump presidency, then I’m with her,” one post this summer concluded. Is nothing sacred? As much as the blog tries to put a smiley face on this—a more recent headline read, “Yankee Doomsday Clock edges closer to midnight, but let’s forget armageddon and ponder the lineup”—even the Evil Empire is rife with division."
Posted by el duque at 5:26 PM