While most of the fans who take Teddy’s plight seriously were thrilled with today’s victory, some are apparently upset that it came with the assistance of the Phillie Phanatic.
Whether they’re Nats fans who thought Teddy should have won by his own merits, or Phillies fans who object to the implication that their mascot would help the enemy, these folks are not happy.
You can’t please everyone, right?
It’s worth noting that the “Phanatic” used to take out the other three Presidents was fake (phake?). Also, he lost his nose in the process.
Teddy is just like the nationals. Always a loser. The only way he/they can finish first is with the help of the fake Phanatic/Phillies
— PhittedTees (@PhittedTees) October 3, 2012
The Phillies should aggressively sue the Nationals for copyright infringement for using the likeness of the Phanatic.
— Fantasource (@fantasource) October 3, 2012
They should’ve flown the real Phanatic down for it at least. Instead they had John Lannan make one in his basement last night
— Tim Griswold (@TheBeerKing) October 3, 2012
That was the worse looking Phanatic I have ever seen.Congrats to Teddy on finally winning.Still Fake Tough way to win. #philliestalk
— Aaron Talasnik (@ATalasnikCSN) October 3, 2012
Funny that Teddy couldn’t win until he got help from Philly. Albeit a really crappy, clearly malnourished Phanatic. #washingtonsucks
— Lynniemac (@LynnieRed) October 3, 2012
That was the absolute stupidest looking Phanatic I ever saw and he wasn’t even put together well enough to keep his nose on #Phillies
— Wynne Salvas (@WynneSalvas) October 3, 2012
Wow really nats, thats wat its come to? Making fun of our phanatic? Cool look at u
— Scott Sellers (@sellers989) October 3, 2012
— Dbird (@crewbird98) October 3, 2012
So Teddy won, it still doesn’t measure up to the greatness of the Phillie Phanatic #Truth
— Justin McCarthy (@jmac82) October 3, 2012
— Bryan Lascarro (@Lascarro) October 3, 2012
Did anyone see that horrible rendition of the Philly Phanatic?? That just ruined the nationals playoff outcome
— mark young (@ironYOUN6) October 3, 2012
The nationals disgracing the phillie phanatic has got to be the worst thing I have seen in a long long time.
— Ian Starr (@ian_starr24) October 3, 2012
— Danny (@SnightDaddy) October 3, 2012
— Grey Maggiano (@GMaggiano) October 3, 2012
I’m not gonna lie, I’m kinda disappointed in the way @teddy26nats won today. That Phillie Phanatic thing shouldve had nothing to do with it
— MH (@HIM_88) October 3, 2012
Can someone explain to me how it makes any sense for a terrible, fake Phanatic to help Teddy win his first race? Seems bizzare. #nats
— Thomas Floyd (@thomasfloyd10) October 3, 2012
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