Funny, how the media makes it sound like the Olympics is the most important event a country will ever have; it’s absolutely critical to the health, welfare and reputation of the host country.
A blackout today isn’t about how disruptive it is to citizens but what impact it might have on the Olympics — seven years away. Preposterous.
Increasingly, people are being turned off by a spectacle that comes with obscenely extravagant costs, inflated, unaffordable tickets and that has degenerated into an unseemly perk for the corporate and the well-connected.
The Olympics don’t matter to most of us. It was a great idea during ‘amateur’ times, now it’s just another profit centre.
Prediction: it will be toast within 2 decades as it becomes increasingly unaffordable and inaccessible to the majority. Good riddance.