It's a strange place on the other side. I venture over there, among the mad people, only occassionally. Like today, to read about the Beckett deal.
It's as if the hated baseball franchises in the world are playing a different game. It's as if they've created a different world where nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. This from some Bill Simmons for ESPN:
Can you imagine the Brewers dropping nine million dollars on a "lemon." Even for the Red Sox that's a large chunk of cash. Yet Red Sox fan Bill Simmons sees the silver lining that no rational baseball fan could see. Stranger than fiction, I say. It would be nice if something made sense for a change.
Yes, why make it when you can buy it.
"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat.
"I don't much care where-" said Alice.
"Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat.
"-so long as I get somewhere," Alice added as an explanation.
"Oh, you're sure to do that," said the Cat, "if you only walk long enough."