I was going to write some piffly little thing about Barry Zito's fine start, but then I was overwhelmed with the idea that Alfonso Soriano could start in the National League outfield in San Francisco. Soriano isn't really having much of a season, either. Wait, yeah he is. Is there any way to trade Zito for him?
I was going to create a quick and dirty Photoshop with Bonds's head on the body of someone who was proudly holding up an ink-stained finger after voting in an election that, you know, actually mattered. During the Google Image Search for a big ol' Bonds head, though, I found this:
Uh, okay. That'll pique my interest. It comes from this astrology site, which presents the chart and asks some questions about the chart, such as:
Since these questions were posted on the internet, they set off a bit of a flame war when one poster claimed:
Now, I'm hesitant to criticize or poke fun at the beliefs of others, so I'm holding back on a whole lot of editorializing. If I vow not to bring up religion or politics on this site, how can I make fun of astrology in good conscience? Even if I really, really, really, really, really, really want to? I'm not intimating that I really, really, really, really, oh sweet mercy, let me have just a couple of wisecracks, because I really, really want to make fun of this; I was just writing in hypothetical terms. Hypothetical...hypodermic...wait a sec...I CAN SEE THROUGH THE MATRIX AGAIN!!!!
So I'll just present it to you with only one comment: I don't know how to read that chart, but danged if one of them squiggles don't just scream out "pinch-hit homer on 6/27!" to me.