I haven't mentioned my beloved Red Sox yet this year; as I type
they're tied with the Yankees for last place in the AL East. I suppose
it's unlikely either team will stay there.
On the Yankee-hating issue: Soxblog calls the Yankees "annoyingly classy" for their behavior at Fenway's home opener. But Jonathan Last isn't fooled, and has a lengthy quote from Tom Boswell as to why you shouldn't be either.
But, God help me, I find myself sometimes kind of liking Hideki Matsui. Must … resist …
- Eugene Volokh notes that at Iowa State, the cops are more respectful of the First Amendment than the students. Toto, I've a feeling we're not in the Sixties anymore.
- But at UCLA, as Prof Bainbridge points out, the kids score high in (almost certainly unintentional) irony.
- Which reminds me: not that it matters, but I'd love to do a job interview with a UCLA grad so I could say, in my best Steve Buscemi imitation, "I never heard of it! I've heard of Pepperdine! Why didn't you go to Pepperdine?"
- And, oh yeah, I almost forgot: we're all gonna die!