Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Celebrating Inequality, Mayweather Style

Floyd Mayweather is the richest athlete in the world and due to get even richer next year finally giving the fans what they want -- a showdown with Manny Pacquiao. He also knows how to spend money with noveau riche flair, and likes to display his wealth whenever possible. Not for the first time, he has Tweeted pictures of himself with more money in front of him than most of us will earn in a lifetime (together with a rather silly music video: Daily Mail). While we should congratulate him on his success, and the fact he has the chance to retire undefeated, is this just a smidge over the top, as so many suffer through unemployment and poverty? Just asking ...

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