Pink snow in the Italian Alps. Fires raging and a 100-degree day… above the Arctic Circle, IN SIBERIA.
In a non-Covid year, there would still be plenty to talk about. While the world’s population is being ravaged by a pandemic and many are awakened to the plight of black people everywhere, the earth continues to warm, ice melts, algae bloom, storms grow meaner. Sounds like we’re on our way out.
But baseball must go on. And of course the NFL talks boldly of holding its season. We need our diversions, including an obscene $503 million contract to obsess over.
Anything to take our minds off a plague and an indifferent planet that would just as soon spit us out as keep us.