June 3rd, 2015

Quaero togam pacem.

Didn't see that coming

Sepp Blatter to resign as Fifa president after 17 years in role

Now that the head of the hydra has voluntarily decided to step down, despite having been re-fortified in his position just a weekend ago, the question is naturally what lessons we could draw from this whole affair.

Firstly, as Harry Truman said, "The buck stops here". Blatter's argument that he totally didn't know of the corruption that had been going on just under his nose for years, is as blatant a lie as it could possibly be - absurd even. He was either part of the whole scheme, or he just preferred to look the other way all the time - or even worse, he was so staggeringly stupid that a fried vegetable would've looked like Machiavelli next to him. I'm not buying the latter even for a minute.

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