Perhaps the idealistic of us can still recall in some stale moment this thought ...
though as much as I would like to bring that man to dinner, he is becoming my second favorite Beatle.
But let's not kid ourselves, ever. We will disagree and be disagreeable in doing so. We will take the most rational of thought and tear it to pieces because we can. We will take something and/or someone we love and hurt them to the best of our ability to make sure their life won't possibly be better elsewhere. And we'll continue to watch Cable News.
In retrospect, I pay attention to the wrong people ... at times. I insert "We" to make me feel better about my own inadequacies.
When I arrived just outside of Philadelphia nearly ten years ago, I recall being quite annoyed by an Eagles Fan or three. It's one thing to support your team and/or cause, quite another to upchuck green beer on my pants when I'm already late to an appointment to secure an abode on 7th and Chew.
But I never upchucked beer on anyone but myself. And that has made me, you guessed it, a Steeler Fan!
Which brings this to its point, a prediction on tomorrows playoff game involving Baltimore & Pittsburgh. There will be hate, vitriol, and Ed Reed staring down the eyes of Ben "How The Hell Do You Spell That Last Name" Roethisberger. And they'll tweet about it, blog about it, showcase their quirky sense of humor about it, until the game is finally over.
And when it is, Steelers top the Raven at the score of 17-13,
And I hope we play New England next. If so, I plan to temper my vitriol for Brady's hairline with a cusp of hate for his bank account. I won't go Bonnie & Clyde on his keister, even though I'm part of the Web. Cause I know it is much easier being on this side of the critic's fence.