On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
As Teddy Roosevelt crossed the finish line at that fateful October Nationals game, it not only ended his 525-game losing streak, but it also marked the start of a new era in foam-headed presidential racing.
Now that the “Let Teddy Win” campaign is complete, Washington's baseball team has decided to add another president to the famed President’s Race. But who will the team announce as the fifth president on Saturday? William Henry Harrison? Taft racing in a bathtub? Millard Fillmore?