Paul Sullivan: Baseball is life, and life during this election season imitates the World Series — again

Baseball is life, or so they say, and the last few days have reaffirmed that old axiom.With apologies to Washington Post columnist Thomas Boswell, whose 1983 collection of baseball essays was titled “How Life Imitates the World Series,” here’s how the 2020 presidential election has played out like Game 7 of the 2016 World Series.It started with a collective feeling of optimism for traditionally skeptical Chicago Cubs fans on an unseasonably warm Cleveland night in early November, based on the back-to-back successes in Games 5 and 6 that forced the do-or-die finale.Ditto for supporters of Democ…

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