THE CUBS-INDIANS WORLD SERIES AND THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL RACE

 

 

The 2016 World Series is being fought between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. The Cubs haven't been in a Fall Classic in 71 years since 1945. The Indians haven't won a World Series since 1948. In American political history 1945 and 1948 are historically significant years that could, maybe, possibly in a symbolic or oracular sense be relevant to the outcome of this election. This is what I mean.

1945 (the year we defeated the Nazis and Japanese) marked the end of a transformational political era: FDR-the last New Yorker to be President-died of a stroke while serving a fourth unprecedented term. And three years later in 1948 underdog President Harry Truman (FDR's   accidental successor) defeated favored to win New York Governor Tom Dewey to keep the Presidency.

 

Now if underdog candidate Donald Trump defies the odds (as he's been doing from the start of his historic campaign) and does a Harry Truman on November 8th he will be the first NATIVE New Yorker since FDR to be President. And if Trump wins not only will he be our 45th President but the 19th Republican to hold that office. These two numbers "19" and "45" gives us the year of FDR's death, and the last time the Cubs were in the World Series.  

 

Now if Donald Trump is fated to be the next Harry Truman then that would make Hillary the next Tom Dewey. And it so happens that Hillary and Dewey share two things in common: both held high elected office in New York State; and both were born outside the state: Dewey was born in Owosso, Michigan (see) and Hillary in Chicago, home of the Cubs (who now are down two games to one in the World Series and looking like losers). Moreover, by accident or design, Hillary launched her presidential campaign on April 12, 2015 (see): the 70th anniversary of FDR's death (the year the Cubs lost the World Series). Could this be an ominous sign for Chicago born Hillary that she's about to lose the chance of succeeding FDR as the next New Yorker to be President to an authentic, life long New Yorker like FDR?  Like 1948 will 2016 be the year of the political  underdog?

 
 

Yesterday when FBI Director Comey (born in New York) announced he'd be resuming the criminal probe into Hillary's email server, that night at Wrigley Field (first time the World Series was played there since 1945) the Cleveland Indians (the 1948 World Champs) defeated the Cubs 1 to 0 in a pitching duel squeaker. Could this in some strange, crazy way prefigure that underdog Donald Trump, due to Comey's reopened investigation, is fated to defeat Hillary in a squeaker or close race? Right now as I write the presidential race is tightening both nationally and in swing states; and a close race as in 1960 or 2000 when the incumbent party lost could very well happen ten days from now.

Who's going to win the World Series? I don't have a clue. I'm a life long Dodger fan and was crushed when they lost to the Cubs last week. However, as it now stands, the Cubs look like the losers and underdogs. That could change tonight if they even up the series. But If they should lose and fall behind the Indians 3-1 they will very definitely be the underdogs likely to lose. Only six teams in history have come back from a 3-1 deficit to take the championship. If that should happen and they win that would make 2016 the Year of the Underdog.  

DRAIN THE SWAMP!

VOTE FOR TRUMP!

FOR THE GREAT AMERICAN COMEBACK!

RELATED

COULD THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION AT THE WELLS FARGO CENTER PREFIGURE HILLARY’S DEFEAT DUE TO SCANDALS?

HILLARY CLINTON ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR PRESIDENT ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF FDR’S DEATH. DOES THIS SIGNAL HER SUCCESS OR DEFEAT,

DONALD TRUMP, HILLARY CLINTON AND THE HISTORY OF SAME STATE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES 

DONALD TRUMP, THE MAGNIFICENT 7 AND THE AMAZING SIGN I SAW WHICH MIGHT SIGNAL A TRUMP VICTORY

DONALD TRUMP, NEW YORK, THE BUSHES, HILLARY’S DILEMMA AND THE 19TH CENTURY NEW YORK CLINTON WHO LOST A PRESIDENTIAL RACE  

BERNIE SANDERS VS. HILLARY CLINTION: THE RACE FOR FDR’S OBSOLETE NEW DEAL LEGACY

< p style="text-align: center;">IS HILLARY CLINTON UNDER A GEORGE MCGOVERN “CURSE?” WILL 2016 BE 1972 FOR HILLARY? 

27 thoughts on “THE CUBS-INDIANS WORLD SERIES AND THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL RACE

  1. DRAIN THE SWAMP!!!!!

    1. Podesta Emails Part 21.
    2. New Project Veritas Video.
    3. Audio emerges of Hillary wanting to rig Palestinian election.
    4. America’s number one law enforcement official (AG Lynch) pleads the fifth regarding the Iran ransom payment.
    5. Julian Assange (ALIVE WOOT) tells reporters the next email leak will lead to the arrest of Hillary Clinton.
    6. Shamed FBI director Comey attempts to save credibility of a politicized FBI by re-opening investigation into Hillary emails reportedly due to emails by A. Weiner.
    7. One of the funniest memes of this election cycle is born/trends on Twitter #draftourdaughters.
    8. FBI sued over records of Bill Clinton, Loretta Lynch meeting.
    9. Chaffetz has asked FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe (who oversaw Clinton investigation) to provide documents about his wife’s 2015 campaign for Senate.

    DRAIN THE SWAMP

    TRUMP-PENCE 2016!

    1. I believe that the Clintons will be this centuries Julius and Ethel Rosenberg . . . two traitors – except they died for their crimes.

    2. He may not need to drain the swamp . . . it looks like Assange has already flushed the toilet and they are all circling the bowl on their way down.

      1. A landside vote is 60% if I remember correctly. Trump will not get 60% of the vote unless we expel every one of the 30 million illegals and muslims by the 7th of Nov and you know the odds of that.

    1. And this entire 10 point slide was BEFORE the Hillary FBI Bombshell yesterday afternoon. The first day reflecting that won’t be until tomorrow!

      1. Yep good point. These polls don’t reflect the FBI bombshell. Hillary is going lose a couple more points due to that.

        Stay tuned. I wonder if Hillary is throwing lamps and ashtrays at Huma???

    2. Anyone REALLY believe Trump was ever down 12?!!?!?!

      IBD and Daybreak and Rasmussen could ALL be TREMENDOUSLY wrong???

      The alphabets dont want to look like @@@holes when Trump wins. I expect them to show Trump ahead within a few days.

    3. “ABC News/Washington Post Tracking Poll: Ten Point Swing For Donald Trump In Four Days”

      ABC/WaPo fake poll is total BS. There was no 10 point swing. Trump was never down to start with; the fake poll is simply faking the change in an attempt to avoid total loss of credibility by those few who gave it any credibility to begin with.

      1. Rush called it. The polls skew Dem to suppress Pub votes, then come back to earth before the elections so they don’t look like idiots.

      2. The poll was always a lie to begin with. No one swings 10 points in 4 days. I think CTH predicted that they would modify their polls once actual vote numbers started to come in showing low Dem. turnout. These polls fulfilled their purpose and now must begin the process of maintaining some credibility before election day.

    1. *** “Kasich may show up now” ***

      On the Toilet Tissue and then flushed with the rest of his Never Trumper Elite POS losers (say goodbye Glen, Levin, Ryan … etc)

  2. Hey Apollo. I too am a Dodger fan and was greatly saddened when they lost. Hopefully you’re right though that politically this is the Year of the Underdog-the Year of Trump. By the way, my money is on the Cubs to win.

    1. Cheer up GOP, maybe Trump is the next Truman: Column

      Kenneth Weisbrode

      Republicans depressed by Trump’s big New York win should close their eyes and think of 1948.

      A prominent American threatens to tear up a major international alliance, to use a nuclear weapon and to upend the political status quo as he rallies an electorate frustrated by a “do-nothing Congress,” a stalled economy and ominous events overseas.

      In doing this, he divides his party and is denounced frequently by opponents who depict him as a borderline crackpot well out of his league. Yet he proceeds to humiliate nearly every pundit in the country who predicted he’d fail, and fail badly.

      To some people, this sounds like Donald Trump in 2016. But it describes Harry Truman about 70 years before.

      Get off the beaten path with a trip to Estonia
      With a bit of help from Josef Stalin and Winston Churchill, Truman terminated the wartime alliance of the United States, Britain and the Soviet Union. However, he went on to set up the North Atlantic Alliance, which became NATO, the very body Trump now wants to dissolve.

      Truman not only threatened to use his giant new atomic weapon, he dropped two. He left little doubt he’d do it again — so much so that Churchill’s successor as prime minister, Clement Attlee, rushed to Washington to hold Truman’s hand during the Korean War and beg for restraint.

      It was not necessary because, though Truman often liked to talk tough, he was no madman. Nor was he a political crackpot. Virtually nobody expected him to win the 1948 reelection, having seen the defection of Dixiecrats and Henry Wallace’s liberal supporters from the Democratic Party. His perfectly packaged opponent, Thomas Dewey, a campaign consultant’s dream, had no such liability. The Republicans then were united. Yet Dewey lost and Truman won.

      Why? Not because of an unforeseen electoral detail, a brokered contest or a last minute October surprise. It was simple. Truman had read the country’s mood better than nearly everyone else. He was almost alone in insisting on the eve of the election that he’d win it.

      What was the mood of the country in 1948? Ornery, capricious, volatile, uncertain. It was all those things. There was a new Cold War that few Americans wanted or expected. They had had enough of war, enough of sacrifice, even enough of bravery. They wanted to be left alone.

      They also wanted a bit more bread on the table. There had been a recession and then a half-hearted recovery, and then the beginning of another recession. Real prosperity wouldn’t kick in for another couple of years, at least. The great post-World War II boom of popular lore did not really get going until the 1950s.

      Finally, there was a darker trend, the beginning of what we now call McCarthyism. The man who’d become Truman’s secretary of State, Dean Acheson, labeled it the attack of the primitives. New enemies abroad made for a quest to reveal and scorn their fellow travelers at home. It was hardly a new trend in U.S. history. The time was ripe for it again. Even the most noble-minded politicians found it tough to resist.

      Many people did not like Truman; many said he was the furthest thing from noble-minded; many mistrusted him; some even made fun of him. But nobody took him for a sophisticate.

      For better or worse, Truman spoke the language of the disgruntled lower-middle class. He knew their resentments, their fears, their insecurities. He didn’t have to be one of them to do this, although in nearly every respect, he was. Rather, he was one withthem.

      In 1948, Truman won 28 states and nearly 50% of the popular vote. His party won both houses of Congress. Can Trump or another Republican presiding over a badly divided party do the same? The consensus now is that the Republicans will probably fail to win the presidency, and the GOP might lose the Senate and even the House. Pollsters are busy setting their fee scales for the 2018 midterms.

      They could well be right. But Harry Truman would not have given up so soon or so easily.

  3. Well, Apollo, looks like the 1948 World Champ Cleveland Indians are going to win again. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that Trump will do, as you say, a “Harry Truman” on Election Day. That would be a great day for the nation.

  4. Amazing. It’s looking like 1980 all over again. I remember it clear as day, it was my first election I voted in. Reagan was at 39% Carter at 45% in late October and it was right before the election Reagan surpassed Carter in the polls and WHAMO! one of the biggest landslides in history. My family actually had a party and our neighbor drew a poster of Reagan kicking Carter in the ass out of the White house “Get out you weakling!” LOL!

    GO CUBS!!!!

    1. AMEN BRO!

      Trump in a LANDSLIDE WIN.

      1980 all over again.

      TRUMP = THE GIPPER 2

      I predict Cleveland beating the Cubs 4-1.

  5. James O’Keefe ‏@JamesOKeefeIII I said weeks ago we obtained ‘tape of them demeaning and disparaging black people’ — that will be released early this coming week #veritas Can’t wait

  6. Good evening sports fans. On this beautiful November 8 night it all comes down to the seventh game of this world series. The Repubs are tied 3 games apiece with the Dem-wits. We go into the bottom of the ninth inning with the score knotted at five runs each. The bases are loaded, two outs, and a three-two pitch to slugger Donald Trump. Swing and a drive waaay-waay out here! !. Grand Slam for Donald Trump! Listen to those fans as they chant Lock-her up Lock-her-up

    This game is over but the Dem-wits will not leave the field!! Security- Security
    Sore-Losers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *