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The Corked Bat and Chaos

Here is the philosopher of baseball, George Will, explaining the metaphysical and ethical issues behind Sosa’s illegal bat.

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Will to Power: Sammy Sosa and Leo Strauss

George Will, of course, could only become the philosopher of baseball by esoteric affiliation with the Straussian conspiracy. So he needs to be read carefully (all Straussians write with corked pens). He judiciously leaves quotation marks off his last phrase (hark! what discord follows), knowing that every Straussian (and no New York Times editor) will recognize their provenance and see thereby the full dimensions of the Sosa incident. For the exoteric multitudes, here are the lines to which Will wants (unbeknownst to you) to call the conspiracy’s attention: "hark what discord follows. Each thing meets in mere oppugnancy. The bounded waters/Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores/And make a sop of all this solid globe;/ Strength should be lord of imbecility,/And the rude son should strike his father dead;/Force should be right; or rather, right and wrong,/Between whose endless jars justice resides,/Should lose their names, and so should justice too./Then everything includes itself in power,/ Power into will, will into appetite;/And appetite an universal wolf,/So doubly seconded with will and power,/Must ,make perforce an universal prey/And last eat up himself."

The Sosa incident is being used as a pretext by the vast right-handed conspiracy for the final step in their decades long plot. When the bosoms are lowered and the universal wolf has finished his dinner, what is left? Nothing but Will and power--George Will, of course.

Schramm, Straussian power-hitter and Shakespearean quotemeister that he is, knew this, and being in league with Will (not the national league), called no attention to it. This is his ploy to be named the next commissioner of baseball under the Will regime.

Leftist Kookville

Boy, I must admit, I never thought I’d see the day when the left would actually descend so deeply into Birchism kookville. It would appear they have decided that searching for Straussians behind every tree is much more preferable to hugging them.

Trees, that is. Happy hunting, all! :)

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