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July 23, 2004

John Kerry: Baseball Fanatic

Peter Gammons of ESPN notes John Kerry's, err, rather sketchy knowledge about the game he professes to love so much:

So who puts the bug in candidates' ears about seeming what they are not? John Kerry last week professed to be a big fan of "Manny Ortez," then re-emphasized the phoofery by correcting it to "David Ortez." No, that was Dave (Baby) Cortez and "The Happy Organ." A few years back Kerry went on a Boston station with Eddie Andelman and said "my favorite Red Sox player of all time is The Walking Man, Eddie Yost," who never played for the Red Sox. Kerry is going to sweep New England. He's going to get 70 percent of the vote in Massachusetts. He doesn't have to be a Red Sox fan, all he has to do is not be John Ashcroft.

Maybe he and Hillary -- a huge Yankee fan, remember; her passion for the Yankees began during her youth in Chicago, which only had two hometown teams -- can make one of those "wacky politician-to-politician sports bets."

If Hillary's beloved Yankees do worse than John Kerry's Red Sox, Hillary will buy Kerry a year's worth of botox treaments. If Kerry's Sox fare better, he will provide Hillary with his actual position on the Iraq War.

Thanks to Kausfiles.

But here's the thing: Son of Nixon has been pounding this Kerry gaffe for months. I'm glad to see that someone else finally noticed.


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