January 28, 2009: Play ball still dominates White House language (AP)

  • “They do,” Gibbs said. “But they don’t declare winners. You get up and stretch at one point during the game. And there’s a man that says you can’t buy beer after a certain time, but the umpire doesn’t declare the game over except for one point in the game, so I guess I would stress that, even as you get up to stretch and buy beer, they only call one winner, so let’s hope that that one winner is the American people, because both teams have worked together.”