(OPEN ON SHOT OF POSEY SITTING BEHIND DESK, TIE SLIGHTLY LOOSENED, SLEEVES ROLLED UP)
"Hi. I'm Buster Posey. My opponents have been giving you reasons not to vote for me all summer. They say I'm inexperienced. They say I I'm weak on defense. They say I'm going to be soft on baserunners.
"Well, I ain't havin' it. I've worked hard to get where I am today. From my blue-collar roots in Georgia, my parents worked to put me through Florida State University so I could have a chance at a better life. And now I want to do the same for you.
"When you vote for me, you're voting for something America needs deperately: strength and poise behind the dish, and an effective bat in the lineup.
"When you go to the polls tomorrow, think about what this election means to you. If you don't want a Black-and-Orange Party triumph, don't vote for me. But if you want to help send me and my colleagues to victory and send a message to those inside-the-beltway Texas fatcats, make the right choice.
"And just what is Bengie Molina trying to hide, anyway?
"I'm Buster Posey, and I'm the candidate for you. Vote November 2."
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