Stephen Silver brings together two of my currently favorite topics — the rise of neoconservatives and the rise of sabermetrics in this Blogcritics post. And I think he’s right, sabermetric is likely to have a longer shelf life than neoconservatism … Washington is just too mecurial, even though the neocons are just as right as the sabermetricists.
My birthday is tomorrow (42). My wife better have remembered the title of the book I asked for. I’m trying to run my Original Gold Coast League fantasy team like Billy Beane. I need to study up.