Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Fi Fa Ho Hum

My first thought upon hearing about the arrests of FIFA officials was "What, only six?" But as I read some new posts and revisited old ones, I found myself feeling more skeptical about the moralizing zeal surrounding the whole thing. Eh, whatever will be, will be. Qatar 2022 was probably just a bit too blatant to be ignored, and nobody likes the nouveau riche anyway. The real takeaway is the escalating tensions with Russia. It amuses me to imagine trying to sell the Myrrhkin people on that: "We're going to war over the fuckin' World Cup?" If anything could cause this nation to suddenly discover its inner peacenik...