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IMHO, It is time for a presidential commission on baseball.

by Dave Krehbiel on 29 July 2017

Baseball is our national pastime. Unlike many other professional sports, professional baseball is a monopoly under the protection and direction and control of the US government.

If I were Pres. Trump, I would establish a White House committee to review baseball. And since it is such an important topic, I would reassign every one of Pres. Obama’s last-minute appointments to that committee.

2017-07-29  »  Dave Krehbiel

Talkback x 8

  1. Greg Krehbiel Greg Krehbiel
    31 July 2017 @ 11:43 am

    What is the pressing need, right now, to justify something like that?

  2. Scott Wicker
    31 July 2017 @ 1:47 pm

    And (unless you really want that committee to suck) I wouldn’t recommend packing it with Obama flunkeys.

  3. pentamom
    31 July 2017 @ 3:08 pm

    I think Dave’s just looking for a way to divert the energies of the Obama appointees. 🙂 I wouldn’t worry too much about it being packed with them because it could just be a non-binding blue ribbon commission.

  4. Dave Krehbiel Dave Krehbiel
    31 July 2017 @ 3:16 pm

    Right. Take those last-minute appointees and move them to an office in Iowa. Get them out of the White House.

  5. Dave Krehbiel Dave Krehbiel
    31 July 2017 @ 4:46 pm

    IMHO, one pressing need, right now, is to stop leaks. I think this would help.

  6. Greg Krehbiel Greg Krehbiel
    31 July 2017 @ 4:48 pm

    Moving Obama appointees to a “safe place” is probably a good idea. But in order to set up a new commission to investigate baseball, it seems there should be some justification. Some scandal, or some problem.

  7. Dave Krehbiel Dave Krehbiel
    31 July 2017 @ 6:04 pm

    @Greg: I would personally prefer they work on something inconsequential. And I think other White House employees will get the message. If you leak, or criticize publicly, or are disloyal, you will be transferred to Kalamazoo, and removed from any discussions or information about anything important or relevant.

  8. smitemouth
    31 July 2017 @ 9:56 pm

    Kalamazoo is nice. Better than DC. My dad had an uncle with a house on a lake nearby in Portage. It was my favorite vacation spot. Now, being sent to a sh*thole like Maryland, that would suck.