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Jonathan Papelbon wanted to wear an 'Obama can't ban these guns' shirt to his apology to Nationals

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On Friday, Nationals pitcher Jonathan Papelbon apologized for choking teammate Bryce Harper last season. But why should that bit of humility keep him from finding something else to get in the news about?

According to the Washington Post, Papelbon wanted to wear a cutoff T-shirt that read "Obama Can't Ban These Guns," which could be yours for under $25.

Papelbon Guns T-shirt


He would have done so were it not for the team, who asked him not to wear it. Doing so may have stirred up another controversy surrounding the Nats' closer.