Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 6/15/12
Ralph Nader — the once-relevant consumer fighter whose ego and useful-idiocy gave the world President George W. Bush — is targeting the Yankees’ relentless conveyor belt of in-game radio commericials. In a letter to Randy Levine and Brian Cashman, Nader lists 22 ads that "disrupt the flow and excitement of the game broadcast and undermine your responsibilities as a guardian of the national pastime," according to the NY Times. Of course, he is right. Every Yankee fan knows this. But to say the ads "disrupt" Yankee broadcasts is like saying the Atlantic Ocean is moist. The non-stop  ads are so disgracefully greedy — so over-the-top pure evil, (driven by Jeep) — that we can only ridicule them. Whenever a Yankee is safe at second, you have a 30-second window to ponder the fall of civilization, while John reads his New York Life copy.What’s amazing here is the team's tone deaf response: "It is always a surprise who tries to grab some publicity around a Subway Series." Gee. Criticiz...
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