This Sunday’s Superbowl in Dallas provides concrete evidence that America’s sports junkies know no limits when it comes to spending money just for a taste of “being there.”
Thousands of fans with more money than brains will spend TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS APIECE to stand outside the stadium and watch the game on a big screen.
You’ve got to love capitalism.
Wonder how many of those fans will max out their credit cards to stand outside and watch this big screen presentation – that they could watch at home or at a neighborhood bar for free – to see the juiced athletes give each other concussions?
So what does this tell us?
Does it say that Americans are diehard sports fans?
Does it say that Americans will spend money on just about anything?
Does it say that no one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American people?
Or does it say ‘all of the above.’
As an aside, this Sunday – the day of the Superbowl – would have been Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday.
To mark that occasion, the ketchup on the $15 hotdogs at the Superbowl will be designated as “a vegetable.”