|...for the blue one. Trust me, you don't want the red one.|
|It doesn't even come with Kenny Baker.|
Whoever bought the hollow, lifeless shell of everybody's favorite sassy fictional repair droid at auction is remaining anonymous which is probably a good thing because they are, at present, safe from ridicule. From me. And just to prove that this isn't nerd bias, I'd like to point out that I called out some similar acts of crazy town fan-stravagance when trekkies dropped $61,000 on the shuttle craft Galileo and $231,000 for a phaser. Yes, a single, prop phaser. Because something is wrong with America.
|Above: College students enjoying a few years of freedom |
before they settle in for a lifetime of crippling debt.
|No, I can't go a day without knocking |
him. Can he go a day without being
terrible at his job? That's what I thought.
Look, I don't want to tell other people what to do with their millions of dollars but...wait, that's not true, I totally want to do that. And why not? With wealth inequity rapidly spiraling out of control, I don't think it's all that unreasonable to call bullshit on things like this. I mean, sooner or later we're going to have to fix this problem or brace ourselves for something akin to the French Revolution but in 21st century America...so, more guns. Lots more guns.
|So did the French aristocracy not think that flaunting their ridiculous wealth|
in front of the starving masses was going to bite them in the ass someday?
I'm not saying that they had it coming but, they kind of had it coming...