Tuesday June 17th, 2014

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Let's face it: if you're a catcher and you're not Yadier Molina or Buster Posey, you're going to have a tough time getting the necessary votes to play in the All-Star game.

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Jonathan Lucroy's solution? Political attack ads.

The Brewers' catcher has been having a great season. He deserves to play in the All-Star Game, even if that means making some political enemies along the way. In the words of the great politician, Frank Underwood, "For those of us climbing to the top of the food chain, there can be no mercy. There is but one rule: hunt or be hunted.”

Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez got a political ad of his own:

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These ads are almost enough to make you miss election season..... almost.


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