It was on the news the other day. The Vikings' Starting Quarterback is back in town. How did he get here? In a private jet. And all helicopters broke loose and followed his every move.
Hearing that on the news my wife looked up and said:
With all that, there must be money around somewhere.To which I cynically (but honestly) replied:
The rich are never in a recession.I'm as guilty as the next sports fan by continuing to support and make some people extremely rich and others obscenely rich. But that is part of why I liked Bill Gates and Warren Buffet urging their fellow "Wealthiest People" to give away more and more of their money. Even at that I will readily admit the obscenity of such wealth. Will I stop going to Twins games or watching football on TV? No. Is this hypocritical? Perhaps and probably. Can I do anything about it? Not a chance.
So I guess I will continue to be a hypocrite. Which places me right smack dab into the center of many of us.