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On Cleveland Sports and the House GOP

Bear Trax Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 11:04 AM
You're so right Hugh. For far too long the Browns played 'standard ball' "Get the big three" Do the minimum. Same goes for the republicans. Take your shrinking numbers, walk away, kick the can down the road, and hope that Obama and the communists fix the problems ailing our economy.

As a lifelong and long-suffering Cleveland sports fan, I know what happens next to the House GOP: a demoralizing loss, followed by a pledge of rebuilding and perhaps a coaching/managerial change.

Indeed, that is what is underway with both of the clubs I have followed for 50 years. Terry Francona has arrived in the Indians’ dugout and the front office has just dispatched Shin-Soo Choo to the Reds for a hot young pitching prospect Trevor Bauer and Drew Stubbs, and the Tribe’s closer Chris Perez and their shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera remain on the block.

The Browns, by contrast, have put together...