George W. Bush threw out the opening pitch at Nationals Park in Washington on Sunday. The president “brought the heat,” which will only make Gore more certain than ever that Bush is responsible for global warming.
When you’re a lightning rod like Bush is, you know you’re going to get thumped with boos whenever you appear before a random crowd, but in spite of that, the guy can still hurl a good pitch from the top of the hill — and not from halfway to the plate like some politicians.
Remember the thunderous applause and cheers in unity that Bush got before throwing out the first pitch for the Yankees/Mariners World Series game shortly after 9/11? A lot has changed since then, but not the arm: