News that the Team NZ quislings are taking their billionaire toy boat game off shore is a reminder of how disloyal capitalism really is.
The hundreds of millions in public money we have pumped into this fucking corporate pissing competition over the decades would build houses for every homeless person in Auckland, the only reason to put up with it was because it was held here, watching them cut a deal offshore is a reminder that this was never about NZ or our special relationship with the sea, this was and always has been a business while emotionally manipulating us with red socks and Dave Dobbyn songs.
The America’s Cup was always a rich pretty selfish girlfriend we could never afford and like a chump we’ve been dumped for something better overseas.
Good riddance to these elite arseholes, to paraphrase a breathless sporting broadcaster, ‘The America’s Cup is now Team Rich Prick Cup’.
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