Protest Sign: This Is Also What Democracy Looks Like


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As a resident of Madison, Wisconsin, I’m informed with some regularity that this is what democracy looks like — where this is a group of people who’ve gathered to express their frustrations with governor Scott Walker.

I don’t care to comment on those proceedings per se — except, perhaps, to say that Wisconsinites are skilled at gathering and staying gathered. Rather, I’d like merely to suggest that democracy probably looks like a lot of other things, too — for example, Prince Fielder celebrating concurrently (a) a game-winning home run and (b) his momentary victory over death.




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Carson Cistulli occasionally publishes spirited ejaculations at The New Enthusiast.

6 Responses to “Protest Sign: This Is Also What Democracy Looks Like”

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  1. TheGrandslamwich says:

    It’s a shame that the only retaliation for this celebration was only a Barry Zito fastball. That is assuming you call that a fastball.

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    • Resolution says:

      You can’t retaliate against democracy. The Barry Zito fastball is equal to the Cuban Missile crisis with more nerf guns and less missiles.

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  2. Colin says:

    A glutenous monster bowling over his whole team as he celebrates his enlarged state, his home run, and his upcoming mega contract courtesy of his agent is reminiscent of democracy?

    I agree.

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  3. Resolution says:

    I did a google search for ‘baseball democracy’.

    This was the yield:

    http://graphics.nytimes.com/images/2007/10/22/world/taco531.jpg

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    • camisadelgolf says:

      That’s what Fangraphs gets for not acknowledging all the non-Americans in baseball.[/ignorantreply]

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      • Resolution says:

        you’re looking at it backwards. If it comes up in a search for ‘baseball democracy’ then it’s American. Mexico stole the taco from us around the time we stole Texas.

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