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LA Times Editors on ‘the Pitch’

Wow, this is a stretch: President Obama is to be congratulated because he wore a White Sox jacket:

The pitch itself had the speed of a Bill Clinton fastball, and only a generous reach by Albert Pujols saved the president from bouncing it in front of the plate. But say what you will about Obama — about his handling of healthcare or the Honduran coup, about the drawdown in Iraq or the buildup in Afghanistan — it’s reassuring to be led by a politician willing to declare his loyalties.

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