The great thing about Digby is that he not only gets the big stories, he gets the little ones that say a great deal about the nature of people. It turns out that Republican aides in Congress are upset about creeping socialism in their softball league.
The league “is all about Softball Welfare — aiding the weak by punishing the strong,” the pitcher of one Republican team told Mr. Caruso in an email. “The commissioner has a long-standing policy of punishing success and rewarding failure. He’s a Democrat. Waddya’ expect?” read another email, from Gary Mahmoud, the coach of BoehnerLand, a team from the office of Republican Majority Leader John Boehner.
Seriously, go read the whole piece.