Most countries fervent about soccer take the day off for the World Cup, although they will shut down for pretty much anything at any time if it involves drinking and the possibility of a fist fight. Most soccer countries have a riot-based economy anyway.
FIFA, the world soccer, tax-exempt organization that puts on the World Cup, is about as corrupt as the UN. Yet when our country is involved, even if it involves cock fighting, we patriotically care.
Obama pitched his
With Hondurans, Guatemalans and Nicaraguans just waltzing across our borders for free welfare, health care, education and to take our jobs, we are becoming a soccer loving country more and more each day. Where are our goalies on our borders?
Fifteen million Americans watched the
All countries revert to type. Once
During the same week as the win, German Chancellor Angela Merkel found out that the Obama administration had been spying on her — again. Earlier this year our NSA tapped her cell phone. Only our government could look at Angela Merkel and say, “Yeah, I’d tap that.”
If you love your country’s soccer, you will now have to wait four years. It will take as long to get World Cup soccer back as it does to make a doctor’s appointment at our VA or to get the IRS to locate those lost emails.
Ron Hart is a syndicated op-ed humorist, author and TV/radio commentator. Email Ron@RonaldHart.com or at visit RonaldHart.com.