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PODCAST: John Carlson's "And Another Thing..." Jan27, 2021

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A 2010 file photo, of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling shows his support for Massachusetts State Senator Scott Brown at a rally in Worcester, Mass., during a campaign rally to fill the U.S. Senate seat left empty by the death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass. On January 26th, 2021 Schilling fell short of the 75% vote margin needed for induction in to the Baseball Hall of Fame and KVI's John Carlson wonders if baseball writers who vote on that are slighting Schilling due to his conservative political views. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

The intersection of sports and politics, no Hall of Fame inductions for baseball in 2021 because the latest baseball writers vote tally failed to reach 75% for all eligible players (including two of the top eligible players Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens), which bring us to the case of a player with sensational credentials but conservative political views, so how does a Seattle baseball writer with Hall of Fame voting access see this 'political' hot potato?, is politics now poisoning sports journalism the way it has most conventional news journalism?

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