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Curt Schilling wants to be president and

Curt Schilling, the former major league pitcher and broadcaster who somehow has to be talked about as a sports figure because of that, says he's more anti-establishment than Donald Trump.Schilling says that he wants to run for president "in six to eight years." Or maybe he'll run for governor of Ma sachusetts. Or he'll challenge Hyun-Jin Ryu Jersey Elizabeth Warren for her Senate seat.Somehow, we have to act like this is serious, and not the ravings of a person who has completely lost touch with reality.How completely? On Tuesday, Schilling posted to Twitter a link to a story headlined "Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President, Releases Statement." Schilling's comment: "WOW! Did NOT see this endorsement coming! Watch the liberal head explosions AND spin. Gonna be wonderful."MORE: The 11 most controversial players in baseball historyWOW! Did NOT see this endorsement coming! Watch the liberal head explosions AND spin. Gonna be wonderful Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) September 28, 2016Schilling later admitted to Twitter user @coopa_troopa88 that he "got duped. I was hunting snipe..." Even so, Schilling did not delete his tweet of the link to the phony [email protected]_troopa88 Yup, informed of that like 3 hours ago, I got duped. I was hunting snipe... Curt Schilling (@gehrig38 Dodgers Cool Base White Jersey ) September 28, 2016Instead, he tweeted hours later, completely oblivious to his very recent past self, "Liberals and facts = oil and water" with a link to a Breitbart story purporting to show that Trump was telling the truth about his opposition to the Iraq war, with a clip that Fox News, that bastion of elite mainstream liberalism, had shown months ago to debunk Trump's claims of being against the war all along.Liberals and facts = oil and water Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) September 28, 2016This is to say nothing of Schilling's history of sharing racist memes on social media, his collection of Nazi memorabilia, his busine s failure or any of the other things that should disqualify him from public office from the jump.Somehow, we have to act like this is serious. Schilling, who donated to Ben Carson before giving his allegiance to Trump, has to be taken seriously precisely because of the world created by Trump and Carson where having even a fleeting connection with reality is not a prerequisite for a serious run at major public office.So, as much as it might be nice to see Schilling go away, Dodgers Cool Base Custom White Jersey and never have to talk about him again, there are millions of people who love him because of sports and we cannot simply brush him aside as the madman that he is.
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