British journalist says baseball’s “slickly-packaged razzmatazz” — and other aspects — are metaphors for America

British journalist says baseball’s “slickly-packaged razzmatazz” — and other aspects — are metaphors for America
July 19, 2013, 10:03 am
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Gonna be honest. I woulda linked this article no matter what it said. Once I saw the phrase “slickly-packaged razzmatazz” I was sold. But I read it, and BBC’s Washington Bureau Chief Simon Wilson sees America in America’s Game. Partially in the obvious — the beer, hot dogs, National Anthem and racing presidents about which…