It’s the most wonderful time of the year ….

No, I’m not singing about that holiday that comes in December TWO MONTHS from now, which has oddly turned into a two month celebration of nothing specific that the retailers have it turned into, Weengivingmas, thereby ruining each holiday by lumpingthemintoone celebration of the buy.

But, late October is the ultimate season for sports. Football, baseball, hockey and basketball are all going on at the same time. It’s a couch potato dream.

And, as Howard Cosell would say, “Speaking of Sports”, people get all “politically correct” hell bent about sports teams nicknames. As if, changing a team’s nickname will elevate the plight of the people offended by said name.

In fact, oddly enough, the only people that don’t seem to be offended by a sports team nickname are from an institution of higher learning in South Bend, Indiana. There, a fist pumping pugnacious mascot clad as an Irish leprechaun hops along the sidelines inciting the crowd of fans. So far, no Catholics are offended by this. Neither are the Irish.

Unfortunately, it is also near the election which happens on the first Tuesday of November. Not that I’m against elections and the inalienable right of people to vote. It’s the ads that bother me. It’s the trash talking, self serving, opponent bashing tone of the political ads. Makes a person wonder if the political ads are “politically correct.”

But the politicians pretend to be politically correct and continue to spend millions of dollars, I repeat, MILLIONS, bashing their opponents on media ads. They spend MILLIONS of dollars slamming an opponent. And then they talk about making a stand against “bullying” people and how they are going to balance the budget?

AAAAGGGGGGGGGh. THEY TALK ABOUT WASTEFUL spending after they wastefully spent MILLIONS bashing their opponent.

I could go on, but it’s Game 7 of the World Series now. With the possible exception of the No-Hitter, there is nothing more thrilling in baseball than Game 7 of the World Series. I am tired of hearing about the “long suffering” of KC Royals fans who have gone a whole 29 years since their last title.

As a Chicago Cubs fan, whose team has not won a World Series in 106 years. Wedwand quotes Jame Gump (aka Buffalo Bill) from Silence of the Lambs, “You don’t know what pain is.” Let’s go Giants.