Bill Maher on the NFL’s Superiority to MLB in Revenue Sharing, Economic Structure


Do you recall the old football vs. baseball bit by the legendary late comedian George Carlin? The bit juxtaposed the overwhelming war imagery and militaristic terminology found in the jargon of football basics against the pleasant, wholesome and pastoral emotions evoked from the basic terminology of baseball.

HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher has done the same thing as it applies to basic economic structure and revenue sharing in the NFL vs. MLB. It’s something I’ve been saying for years, unfortunately I’ve never taken the time to write it down, and develop the idea further. But here’s the gist of it, the NFL is number one because of their socialist system that facilitates parity, while MLB’s unfettered, laissez-faire capitalism keeps the big boys up at the top and the little man down.

Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh in this year’s Super Bowl only reaffirms this.

Here’s an excerpt of Maher’s final “New Rule” from his latest show Friday night

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