I’m not sure if this qualifies as “Natitude” or not, but the Washington Nationals have joined forces with HBO for a little cross promotion. A mascot version of Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ character from the HBO show VEEP will take part in the famed Presidents Race alongside Teddy, Taft, and Abe at Nationals Park on Tuesday.
Season Two of VEEP is slated to begin on Sunday. This sort of reminds me of the time MLB nearly allowed Spiderman webs on the bases to promote Sam Raimi’s 2002 film. Thankfully that never happened. This shouldn’t leave anyone feeling nearly as icky, but still, the race is usually reserved for presidents and sausages. Whatever.
Vice President Selina Meyer in mascot form, via WaPo/Nationals: