The Nationals are seeking a tête-à-tête between racing president Teddy Roosevelt and Barack Obama, as Arizona Senator John McCain calls Teddy’s losing streak a “vast left-wing conspiracy being organized by pinko commie liberals,” according to Saturday’s Wall Street Journal. The front page story by diplomatic correspondent Neil King, Jr. caps a week in which the … Continue reading Wall Street Journal reports Teddy seeks meeting with Obama, McCain calls it a “vast left wing conspiracy”
Brandon Wetherbee of the Huffington Post writes today about the Let Teddy Win movement from the perspective of a Cubs fan, arguing that the Nationals shouldn’t let Teddy win until the season after a World Series victory. It’s not that Wetherbee isn’t a supporter. He simply argues that a Teddy victory followed by anything short … Continue reading Huffington Post says: Don’t let Teddy be our goat
Speculation about a looming victory for Teddy Roosevelt has reached an all-time peak, with dozens of media outlets reporting that an October victory for Teddy is in the cards. A feature article is expected on the front page of Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, and even the Nats themselves have gotten in on the act. Everybody including the … Continue reading Reader Poll: When Will Teddy Win?
Speculation continues to run rampant about an impending first victory for Teddy Roosevelt in the Washington Nationals’ presidents race. Today’s “Washington Whispers” column in U.S. News and World Report speculates that Teddy Roosevelt’s first victory is likely being planned for the Nationals’ season finale next Wednesday, October 3. Reporter Elizabeth Flock cites cites a number … Continue reading U.S. News report: Teddy could win on October 3
With the Let Teddy Win movement becoming national news, the Nationals are ironically trying to jump on the bandwagon. The Nationals social media team introduced the #Teddyin2012 hashtag, implying that they somehow want to see Teddy win, along with a new Teddy-focused page on Nationals.com. The page prominently features the quote from Teddy’s “Man in … Continue reading Nationals announce Teddy giveaways for final homestand
The Ken Burns narrated video profile of the Let Teddy Win movement airs tonight again on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight. The 8-minute mini-documentary, which inspired president Barack Obama to join the Let Teddy Win movement, almost led to a prediction from Baseball Tonight host Karl Ravech. “Gotta believe when they clinch first place that that’ll be … Continue reading Ken Burns’ Let Teddy Win profile on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight
A sold out Nationals Park crowd had much to celebrate Saturday afternoon, from Pups in the Park day, to a post-game concert by Dierks Bentley, to a stellar league-leading 20th victory for pitcher Gio Gonzalez. Those expecting a Teddy Roosevelt win unfortunately had less to celebrate. The movement has spread to the canine community, as … Continue reading Presidents show playoff Natitude, ambush Teddy on Pups in the Park day