Will those parallels hold up in 2 weeks? Who knows? But the Yankees choked that series like it was a Presidential pretzel. The umpires reversed important calls like they were Ashcroft's terror prosecutions. And no amount of money could obscure the fact that, after Game 3, the Yankees had no intelligent exit strategy.
Somewhere today, Steinbrenner is kicking an invalid. Could portend a bad, bad month for unelected trust fund dictators with anger management issues named "George."