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Apologies for the extremely late post.

We're coming off a significant climate development, which means it’s time for George Will to tell us we’re all idiots.

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"Baseball is a habit. The slowly rising crescendo of each game, the rhythm of the long season--these are the essentials and they are remarkably unchanged over nearly a century and a half. Of how many American institutions can that be said?" -George Will, "Bunts"

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If only George Will understood global warming as well as he understands baseball.

The venerable beltway pundit has often linked his lifelong conservatism to the experience of growing up a fan of the Chicago Cubs in Champaign, Illinois. Cause for despair, surely; in adversity, he is welcome his opinionated excesses.
 
It has been a frequent theme for the former National Review editor: in his second baseball book, "Bunts," Mr. Will bristled at the "liberal" tendency to "see the world as a harmonious carnival of sweetness and light." This was anathema to a Cub fan, whose mien of hardship and general drudgery presumably better prepared him for a life of pragmatism and toughness. And, you know, tax cuts.

That’s as good a jumping-off point as any.

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