WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) --- Television news producers at 9News Now, probably high on the salsa from the Mexican restaurant two blocks away from the newsroom, sent a crew to the annual congressional baseball game at National's Park Thursday evening, instructing it to find metaphors for the debt ceiling talks at the charity ballgame, that was won by Democrats, 8-2.
GOP shortstop Connie Mack IV, (R-Fla.), the great grandson of legendary baseball manager Connie Mack, stepped up to the metaphorical plate by saying of his family and its heritage, "They would disapprove if we weren't trying and that's the legacy of my great-grandfather. You get out there and you play to the best of your ability and you try to win. You never disrespect your opponent, but you do everything that you can to try to win."
He was asked about Republican strategy for the game.