Ichiro Hit His First Home Run As A Yankee, And John Sterling’s Call Embarrassed Everyone

I didn’t think the worst play-by-play combo in the country could get any worse. I was wrong.

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The Wisconsin U.S. Senate Republican Primary Circus

What a cadre of clowns. 

Jeff “The Lesser” Fitzgerald is really doing this to raise his profile on K Street and at lobby firms everywhere. Jeff – everyone knows you want to be a lobbyist and I can think of no other job that suits you better. 

Mark Neumann is freakier than ever. Seriously – a gram of coke for a pigeon? He’ll be heading up some neo-con organization soon with frequent appearances on Fox.

Tommy might have been able to recover from those creepy and abominable TV ads featuring him in his leathers. But he’ll not be able to recover from hosting a rally with everyone’s favorite bat-shit crazy NRA apologist and Secret Service target, Terrible Ted Nugent.

That leaves Eric “I’m too busy to vote” Hovde. You know – the guy who wishes the press would write about something other than poor people or those who can’t find a job? He’ll be the Republican nominee come August 15.  

Until then, enjoy the show.  It’s only going to get better. 

Tommy’s a big fan of The Nuge …

If you’ve seen the creepy Tommy Thompson TV ad featuring Tommy in his leathers, this will come as no surprise. The MotorCity Madman will appear at a Tommy Thompson rally. Maybe he will encourage Republicans to cut the heads off Democrats or says something that will cause the Secret Service to come a’callin’ again.  

You can’t make this stuff up.