It is obvious that situations like this produce a serious case of cognitive dissonance. While cognitive dissonance can make a person feel uncomfortable, one way of managing this problem requires the afflicted person to accept the situation for what it is. Acceptance means rooting for the Brewers.
Rooting for the Brewers can be a problem. Should a Pirates fan ever root for the Brewers? Can a Pirates fan root for the Brewers? A poll: