The backlash against the Chargers’ move was immediate, as a proud city that regards itself as a home of champions recoiled at the idea it had become America’s dumpster.
Los Angeles had already taken in the Rams. Who was next? The Arizona Diamondbacks? The Minnesota Timberwolves? The El Salvador national soccer team?
Even the local weather system was repulsed. News of the Chargers’ decision broke and down came the rain, as if the city was trying to drown itself before getting stuck with another loser.
OK, are we done now?
I’m telling you to relax. Take a step back. There’s really no downside to this.
We don’t have to...
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game between the Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles.