What it boils down to is that the Lebron saga is such a classic manifestation of our regional character, a moment so infused with hope and fear and outrage and the most quintessential of Cleveland emotions — resentment — that I just can’t fault anyone for obsessing over it. We need to occupy ourselves with these trivialities, if only to place ourselves in the vast scheme of things — and keep ourselves out of trouble.
yerfatma: It all adds up to $3.7 million nightly for 41 nights a year (about $150 million total). That pays for an awful lot of teachers.
Anyway, I find the crazy levels of passion and feelings of betrayal pretty ridiculous. Who cares if the guy gets to make more money somewhere else?
All leisure activities are pretty much pointless in the grand scheme of things. Don't let your irrational hatred of sports blind you to logic. I knew metafilter sucked at sports but logic we're supposed to be decent at.
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