Originally Posted by MarksBrokenFoot
The dark clouds block out the view of the pie in the sky? Undeserved optimism is every bit as annoying as overly dramatic pessimism. The dark clouds didn't win, they just happen to be right.
If the Sox's record was reversed and the optimists were being loud and proud, many if the dark clouds would point out that it is only April 28.
"I have the ultimate respect for White Sox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Red Sox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country." Jim Caple, ESPN (January 12, 2011)
"We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the (bleeding) obvious is the first duty of intelligent men." — George Orwell