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The Natural, Cont.

6:27 PM, Aug 15, 2012 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
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Yesterday, after witnessing Paul Ryan make an electrifying campaign stop in Colorado, I made the case that his campaign skills and force of personality could turn the election. Well, I stress again that it's too early to get cocky, and Ryan still has a lot to prove. But when campaigns are clicking, things start to seem almost charmed, as if the candidate can do no wrong. Moments like this start to happen regularly:

Stephen Boggioni, a 59-year-old Las Vegas retiree, tossed a baseball in Ryan’s direction; Ryan caught the ball one-handed, signed it, and then handed it to a Secret Service agent, who handed it back to Boggioni.

Boggioni said after the event that he was impressed with Ryan’s catch.

“You ever seen Barack throw a ball?” he said with a laugh.

In case you haven't seen Obama throw a baseball—it ain't pretty.

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