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October 22, 2014

Jose Canseco Swings for the OPM Fences

Former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco is done with being just Twitter famous. He wants into the big show.

 

The all-star slugger turned reality TV go-to dusted off his #yeswecanseco slogan Friday — you know, the one he used during his short-lived bid to unseat embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford — in order to lobby President Barack Obama for exiting White House Press Secretary Jay Carney’s post.

Canseco’s Twinterview was short, but quite telling.

He provided insights into his:

Management skills

 

Media savvy

 

 

And messaging discipline

 

 

Given that White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest has already been tapped to become the next press corps punching bag, Canseco wisely floated alternative career options as well.

 

 

Canseco kicking it live around the Kremlin?

Now there’s something we would consider binge watching.

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