Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Anyone who was paying attention while Bush the first was in office remembers how six words came back to haunt him. During the campaign he famously said, “Read my lips: No new taxes!” And of course he raised taxes and ultimately became a one-term president. This is just one of many cases of a politician doing what we call a flip-flop. Meanwhile, prior to Monday night’s game against the Giants, Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson talk about using an innings limit this year to protect the health of prized pitcher Matt Harvey. They talk about holding him out of the All-Star game if he makes too many pitches in his last start before the Midseason Classic. And then they send him out to the mound in the seventh inning in a game in which he has already thrown 107 pitches. Now is a good time to mention that no other pitcher on the team has been sent out this year to start an inning in a game in which they had already thrown 107 pitches. It’s also a good time to mention that the Mets hel...
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