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Maybe A Sports Metaphor Will Get Our New Monkey To Dance!?

By on 6.3.09 | 10:44AM

A liberal Pennsylvania group has set up a handy chart to track Arlen Specter's "progressive batting average," a chart which will apparently indicate whether the recent convert is "ready to knock it out of the park on progressive issues or whether he'll  strikeout when his vote really matters for the progressive team."

Bully for these defenders of the flame. We, however, encourage our progressive friends to keep in mind the scene in A League of Their Own that began with Tom Hanks asking a young lady player, "Which team do you play for?" ended with "There's no crying in baseball!"

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