Skip to comments.Finally: the Final Semi-Finals. Or: When Will This Nightmare End?
Posted on 07/09/2014 4:43:27 AM PDT by NOBO2012
Two important things you should be aware of today:
1) Brazil takes a spectacular dive in the world cup; tears flow now, riots to follow.
Maybe if the fans hadnt all decided to wear elf hats
the team would have tried a little harder.
Theres certainly enough blame to spread around (one of soccers virtues as I understand it) butt I blame the haters like Ann Coulter, whos obsessed with hating on soccer: (h/t Gerard)
The same people trying to push soccer on Americans are the ones demanding that we love HBO's "Girls," light-rail, Beyonce and Hillary Clinton. The number of New York Times articles claiming soccer is "catching on" is exceeded only by the ones pretending women's basketball is fascinating.
The Oatmeal captured the sentiments of many Americans who share Anns soccer sensibilities:
And #2, this just in from Hollywood - the Joan Rivers Vagina Monologues, co-starring David Letterman:
That is all troops. Carry on.
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
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