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Senate Leader Joins Galarraga Bandwagon

Another politician has voiced his support of Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid chimed in his two cents on the “imperfect game” lauding the actions of both umpire Jim Joyce and Galarraga:

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“The 28-year-old player had just summoned the strength to throw the game of his life, but then somehow summoned the grace not to throw the tantrum he was entitled to”

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And for Joyce:

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“He didn’t make excuses. He didn’t hire a p.r. (public relations) firm, or run television ads defending the indefensible or try to spin his mistake,” Reid said. “He just owned up to it.”

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Last night, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez also praised Joyce and Galarraga’s handling of the situation. Galarraga is a native of Venezuela.