Home Run / Home Free

…see, the premise is that Wiffle Ball Tony is like George Bush, you invite him to the party because you know he’s the guy who’s going to start the Wiffle Ball game. People generally like him and when he shows up everyone’s like, “Yeah, Wiffle Ball Tony’s here! It is so on!” And then one day someone’s like “We’re going to put Tony in charge of everything.”

– Mike Birbiglia, Detroit Metro Times


I always thought that was the best encapsulation of our 43rd president. A pithier one, about his opponent, inspired me to write this.