July 20, 2024
Corey Lewandowski’s Home Run
Calmly, dispassionately — not to mention with a dash of humor — Lewandowski easily swatted away the rantings and railings coming in his direction.
Calmly, dispassionately — not to mention with a dash of humor — Lewandowski easily swatted away the rantings and railings coming in his direction.

In baseball legend, the New York Yankees’ Babe Ruth, in Game Three of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs, stepped to the plate, pointed to the center-field bleachers — and proceeded to hit a home run exactly where he had pointed. The Cubs players, who had been standing on their dugout’s steps and razzing Ruth relentlessly, fell back, astonished and humiliated. A reporter for the New York World-Telegram immortalized the moment, using terminology from the world of billiards. The headline:

RUTH CALLS SHOT AS HE PUTS HOME RUN NO. 2 IN SIDE POCKET

This bit of baseball lore became known as Babe Ruth’s “called shot” — and it came to mind watching former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testify in front of the Democrat-run House Judiciary Committee.

Under Chairman Jerrold Nadler, the committee has become infamous as a political clown show, with Nadler’s fellow Democrats turning a committee with the job of an impartial oversight of the administration of justice into a partisan lynch mob intent on impeaching a president for no other reason than that he won the 2016 election.

Corey sat down at the witness table, looked Chairman Nadler and his fellow Democrats in the eye, and effortlessly hit a political home run, saying this of the Mueller report:

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