They want to take me to batPosted: September 12, 2018 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: bat around, expressions, humor, language, malaphor, Omarosa, take me to task, Trump, words Leave a comment
During an interview on MSNBC on Sunday, 9/9/18, Omarosa Manigault Newman uttered this mix up. It is a mash up of “take me to task (scold or reprimand) and I believe, given the context, “bat for the other team” (to support, secretly or openly, the opposing side of a given contest or debate). “Bat around” (hit something around) might also be in the mix, again given the context. A big thanks to Bob Smith for hearing this one and sending it in.