Hope for Teddy

nationals teddy roosevelt.jpgDear readers, there is no denying it.  The 2009 Washington Nationals are a complete embodiment of the new, hip and devastatingly adroit four-letter word dominating the interwebs.  And that word is FAIL.

The Natinals‘ pitching is atrocious.  Their defense is vomit inducing.  Their front office is turbulent.

And, worst of all, Teddy Roosevelt still can’t win a race.

But this is U.S. America, my friends.  And in U.S. America, we U.S. Americans can do anything we put our minds to… well, anything except provide universal health care, halt military action in Iraq and establish a sound domestic economy, of course.

Yet I have faith in the future of this franchise.  They can hit.  The Zimmerman/Dunn centerpiece in D.C. provides a solid foundation.  Indeed, there is hope. 

Because if someone can take this:

And make this:

…then miracles are possible!

Don’t hate me ‘cuz I’m right.





  1. Jonestein

    That made me laugh/cry on so many, like um, such as, levels. Only in US America.
    (at least he was polite)

  2. redstatebluestate

    Haha! No kiddn’. Jonestein, did you read those comments on the first vid? That’s even funnier than the video itself… I about died laughing… I was like um I was like um I was like um…

  3. Jonestein

    Yes, the comments were hysterical – “…keep ballin”
    Now if the poor fella does have a stuttering problem, then I feel kind of bad laughing at him.

  4. TribeTed

    So Teddy is a runner?

    Never thought Mr. Roosevelt would amount to much success other than the office,

    but I guess he amounted to his life long dream? =)

    I hope he ends up winning a few races,

    just like the elections.

    He should be the front runner,

    so place your bets!!

    At least something is fun about going to Nats games huh?

    Now Ted’s Take:


  5. devilabrit

    It’s like um..like um…like um…like um…(slap)…amazin what technology can do…just not for the government…oh sorry the ‘U.S.’ American government…or apparently the Cards when playin the Braves they wasn’t umm readin it right…
    Outside the Phillies Looking In

  6. redstatebluestate

    Erin — No kiddin. I think it’s funny how the kiddos automatically think he’s “trippin”.
    Jonestein — I’d feel bad if he does have a speech impediment… for like five seconds… then I’d go back to laughing. I’m a sorry SOB.
    Ted — He’s never won. He never will. LOL. Do you even read these posts are do you just comment? Doesn’t matter to me, but I was just curious.
    Peter — LOL! Don’t worry… no Brad Lidge-like implosions in St. Louis… just some tired bodies. They’ll get it together again, starting tonight! I waz juzz readin’ right…

  7. redstatebluestate

    IBDB — I don’t think that’s the case. He’s played both left and 1st and he’s been hittin’ dingers all year. He is lousy defensively no matter where ya put him.
    Julia — Um…like um… I was just readin’ right… and I was like um…YES!

  8. redstatebluestate

    Jane — I was like um gonna like um I was like um I was like um just readin’ right and now I forgot what I was gonna like um say and like um.

  9. redstatebluestate

    Um like I was like um, like um, yeah, Buz, I was like um like um I was I was just readin’ right and I was like um ——– infinite.

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