I'll admit, I haven't been to a lot of baseball games -- the last time I went, my friend and I had to ask the people sitting around us who was playing, how the game worked, and who won at the end -- but even I know that the people getting booed are supposed to be the players, not the crowd watching the game. But that's not what happened to Donald Trump in Washington D.C. this weekend as he attended a World Series Game. According to my research, that's like the Tony Awards for baseball.
Trump, who was in attendance with his wife Melania, was shown on-screen as the stadium honored a group of marines who were also in attendance. But instead of singinging "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," the crowd broke into a chant of "Lock him up!" I love that song!
\u201cFull on \u201cLOCK HIM UP! LOCK HIM UP!\u201d chants heard throughout the crowd at Nats Park after President Trump was announced and shown on screen here #WorldSeries\u201d
Hours earlier, Trump had announced the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who killed himself and his three children as U.S. forces closed in on him in northwestern Syria. Trump told viewers that "capturing or killing him has been the top national security priority of my administration," although I was pretty sure that priority was stripping LGBTQ+ Americans of their rights and eating as many Big Macs as possible, but I'm not really into politics.
Trump badly needed a big political win as impeachment proceedings continue to accelerate, and he milked this one for all it was worth. He described al-Baghdadi "whimpering and crying and screaming all the way" to his death, which is how I hope Trump will endure his impeachment trial.