"Why can't us?" Oh, please.

I woke up to a paean to "Why can't us?" on my local NPR station this morning, courtesy of Bill Littlefield. Online backgrounder is here

If a Phillies fan did something else we think is cute when children do it -- say, walked around clutching a philthy phurry Phillie Phanatic toy all day -- we'd just feel sorry for the guy. Do we have to keep being charmed when grown-ups say things worthy of four-year-olds?

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