Bobby Valentine is the Newt Gingrich of baseball managers
The Baseball Crank is both a baseball expert and a contributor to the conservative blog Redstate. So he has special insight into all of this. And he has basically blown my mind with his latest post:
And it goes on and on like that. Total must-read material. It’s a stunningly good analogy, even if it’s somewhat unsettling. Of course I’d argue that it breaks down the moment each of them actually regain power, inasmuch as Bobby Valentine may not win with the Red Sox, but he’s not going to send them over a cliff in flames the way I fear President Gingrich would.
Not to get political or anything.