Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Cubs vs. Cards with Live Ammo

Who knew the Iraq war was just like a Cubs/Cards game. Rep. John Shimkus fills us in from the House floor today:
Imagine my beloved St. Louis Cardinals are playing the much despised Chicago Cubs. The Cardinals are are up by five, finishing the top of the ninth. Is this a cause for celebration? Is this a cause for victory? No. Unbelievable as it may seem, the Cubbies score five runs in the bottom of the ninth to throw the games into extra innings. There the score remains until 1:00 AM, five innings later. However, at the top of the 15th, the Cardinals fail to field a batter. The entire team has left the stadium. It seems that they are more worried about next day’s 1:00 PM game at home than finishing the game at hand. Who wins? We know it’s the team that stays on the field. Arbitrary deadlines and a date certain accept defeat before the conclusion of the contest. It is our national security interest that continue to take the field and support a moderate Arab state.
Mrs. TEH was just at Saturday’s game between those two teams. Thank God she came back alive.

We are truly ruled by morons.


Anonymous said...

Chimpkus will be visiting Bagdad soon where he intends to pork out on Hot Dogs, and Cold Beer.


Anonymous said...

I thought it was a great analogy. The dems want to take their ball, quit and go home. The repubs want to continue fighting in order to win. Sort of like when the Cubs play the Cards.

Anonymous said...

In a baseball game, team members do not die and die and die as they keep playing. Fans in the stands do not keep dying as the came is played. And even a ballgame is called if conditions get unreasonably dangerous. So no, it’s a very stupid analogy and bit offensive as well.