I saw on MSNBC this morning that the largest market for Nike was…China. Not New York or the whole of the USA…, but China. Not only that, but our exports are dwarfed by lots of countries, such as German. Unemployment benefits have lapsed and now neighbors are going to go without. The recession isn’t over with yet. Soldiers are still in Iraq, and believer it or not, Afghanistan. And the other day, someone was sleeping on the park bench near my house.
But, everyone is fixated on LeBron James and what team he will land on.
The offers are outstanding. And for what? To play basketball. A game. A game that people play every day on the street or the ally ways. He gets paid to play a game. Somewhere near $125 million dollars to play a game.
The things I could do with $125 million dollars…