Friday, May 02, 2008

Bill Moyers Shatters Softball’s Color Barrier

With courage and poise, unsullied by truth or fairness, ordained minister, author and commentator Bill Moyers crossed the barriers of race last week in becoming the first white pitcher in the Black Liberation Theology Softball League. Mr. Moyers was called in to pitch to one batter – the ever-dangerous Jeremiah Wright – and Mr. Wright pounded every one of Moyers’ slow, chest-high, underhanded offerings deep into the bleachers. Unfortunately, Wright’s towering blasts continued to land afoul of reality and decency so the good-hearted duel continued, ultimately turning into a history-making event when Wright’s at-bat lasted a full hour – so unique a feat that the broadcast continued without commercial interruption.


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