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Vieux fossiles cherchent nouvelles énergies

C'est le titre bien choisi d'un commentaire sur un blog slate.fr de la décision d'accorder l'organisation de la Coupe du Monde de football à la Russie et au Qatar.

http://blog.slate.fr/plat-du-pied-securite/2010/12/03/vieux-fossiles-cherchent-nouvelles-energies/

Les auteurs du post (François Mazet et Sydney Maréva) trouvent de quoi se moquer au dépens des Anglais, des Russes et des Qataris. Ces derniers vont faire construire des stades climatisés qu'ils pourront démanteler et revendre à des pays en développement. J'ai pensé, moit, à leur empreinte CO2, mais il paraît que les stades seront "neutres" grâce aus panneaux solaires qu'ils vont implanter dans le pays.

Ils évoquent la naïveté des Anglais et de leur premier ministre "au visage de cire" David Cameron. On nous rappelle que l'apparente richesse de la Premier League est basée sur des dettes énormes. Les Russes ne sont pas épargnés. cela va leur coûter une fortune de faire construire de nouveaux stades et de nouveaux réseaux routiers.

J'ai appris le néologisme brit trashing. Les défenseurs de la langue française en seraient choqués, même s'ils se réjouiraient du sentiment exprimé.

Personnellement j'ai été un peu déçu par cette nouvelle, d'autant plus que nos représentants nous avaient donné l'impression qu'on avait des chances de gagner. Ce n'était pas vrai du tout et la FIFA (corrompue et anachronique) aurait pu nous expliquer que ce n'était pas la peine de gaspiller notre argent à essayer.

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