I have a sort of pride that we Americans want the Venzuelan players to come here unimpeded. Watching Don Cherry shows me how much the Candians resent European hockey players. Also the “real Americans buy American” bumper stickers that espouse an isolationist view are contrary to welcoming players of ANY nation.
It’s not POLITICS by itself that make this situation bad, it’s BAD politics. Libertarians (www LP dot org) call for maximum personal freedom and minimum government interference. Maybe we have some Libertarians in high-ranking baseball positions.
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