I started this blog a bit over two years ago, disgusted with the complete absence of professionalism in the way the organization was being run and the total downward spiral on the field. I saw Jim Bowden as the personification of what was wrong, but the dysfunction went beyond him. In truth, it was just a totally broken organization.No one knew who was in charge. Kasten was supposed to pick the GM, but Mark Lerner did. The GM is supposed to pick the field manager and AGM, but Kasten did. The manager is supposed to hire his coaches, but he inherited half of them.Since then, the team bottomed out with a series of historic blunders that made the Nationals a laughingstock. Smiley Gonzalez. Natinals. The Manny wig. Chad Cordero non-tendered on sports talk radio. The Segway. The food. The...

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