Tonight, Barry Bonds etched his name into baseball's history books and took his rightful place among sport's immortals," Pelosi said. "It was a great night for baseball and a great night for San Francisco -- the crowd went wild. It was particular exciting to see Willie Mays embrace him on the field and see Hank Aaron congratulate him on the Jumbotron. As a season ticket holder, I am particularly glad it happened on the Giants' Italian night.
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Great Moments in Pandering
Occasionally I lament the fact that I couldn't keep up with both this blog and my now-dormant political/legal blog. Then I remember that one of the primary reasons I couldn't bring myself to keep Shyster going was that there is nothing more off-putting than a pandering politician and thus nothing less enjoyable to write about. With that I give you Nancy Pelosi's statement on Barry Bonds:
Was the clamoring for Nancy Pelosi's opinions on the matter so great that she felt the need to issue a statement? Does anyone care that she's a Giants' season ticket holder? How many Italian-American votes is she going to actually gain in the next election by mentioning Italian-American night at AT&T Park?