A vendetta against Peter Angelos should not be so lonely

Angelos says Nats’ success is good for O’sThe Sun
Failed baseball team owner and noted Baltimoron Peter Angelos has changed his tune about the Washington Nationals.

“What’s good for the Nationals is good for MASN,” Angelos said. “That makes me happy…

The Baltimore Orioles being last in the standings makes me happy.

The one upside of historically poor Nats TV ratings — it hurt Angelos financially. He still had to pay $25 million or so to the Nats annually. Hopefully, he lost money on the deal.

Before the Nats arrived, Angelos openly expressed concern that the Baltimore-Washington region might not be able to support two teams. The MASN arrangement was designed to help ensure the long-term viability of his club.

Openly expressed concern?! He VOTED against the Nationals being here! He a got a corrupt bargain out of Bud Selig, who is even more cowardly than Angelos, to steal the Nats TV rights. We missed almost two whole seasons of Nats baseball because Angelos kept the channel off most major cable systems. Why are the Orioles entitled to long-term viability?

I have seemingly been on an island when it comes to Angelos, the Orioles and MASN. Can’t I make it any clearer that supporting him rewards really bad behavior?

I probably need to rescind my offer to break the boycott of Camden Yards in exchange for firing Dibble.

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7 thoughts on “A vendetta against Peter Angelos should not be so lonely”

  1. I share your indignation, but mine is assuaged by Baltimore’s record which has executive incompetence written all over it.

    Now, I don’t believe Andy MacPhail is an incompetent executive. I do believe that someone above him is tying his hands.

    So Angelos is getting his; unfortunately he’s also giving it to his fans. The Orioles are a franchise that looks to be in deep trouble from where I sit.

  2. The thing I’ve found most bewildering about Nats fans and Angelos is that people still shout the “O” in “The Star Spangled Banner.” Disrespectful to the national anthem *and* supportive of Angelos. It’s a lose-lose.

    Your vendetta is not alone.

  3. The “O” had mostly gone away when I’ve been at Nationals Park, but I don’t go that often any more.

    Good to have you on the team, fedward.

  4. I hate Angelos!
    I hate the Os!
    I hate the disrespectul O during the national anthem.
    I have not been to Camden Yards for many years and likley wont go back ever.
    I hate the MASN deal because in the future it will greatly hurt us, after we are perennial contenders with lots of followers, but I love that it is hurting Angelos now when he cuts that check, but I hate that it goes into the Lerners’ pockets and not into the team.
    GO NATS!

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