Visiting Red Sox give capital a focus on unity

David Ortiz took a photo of himself and President Obama that was retweeted with help from Samsung, with which Ortiz has an endorsement deal. A6. More coverage, C1
David Ortiz took a photo of himself and President Obama that was retweeted with help from Samsung, with which Ortiz has an endorsement deal. A6. More coverage, C1Jim Davis/Globe Staff

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For a fleeting moment, in a town that cannot seem to agree on much of anything, just about everyone dropped what they were doing on Tuesday morning and came to consensus on one thing: David Ortiz is awesome. There was Senator Kelly Ayotte, the Republican from New Hampshire, posing in her green Sox cap with Ortiz. And over there was Michael Steel, the spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner who typically blasts out press releases slamming President Obama, strolling across the White House lawn. “We are not red states or blue states. We are the Red Sox Nation,” he said later.

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