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Five Questions, Answers Regarding Cardinals Fans

Posted By Carson Cistulli On September 23, 2012 @ 1:44 pm In Discovery,Wisdom | 7 Comments

Q. Who has two thumbs and likes watching Trevor Rosenthal pitch?
A. Cardinals fans who’ve avoided farming accidents.

Q. Who reads at a college level and likes watching Trevor Rosenthal pitch?
A. Not a plurality of Cardinals fans, one assumes.

Q. Who has two thumbs and harbors largely unfounded notions regarding the intelligence of the Cardinals’ fanbase relative to other fanbases.
A. The author of this post.

Q. Who might suggest, were he alive, that the author’s motivation for harboring such notions about Cardinals fans is a product of his (i.e the author’s) attempts to make a display of whatever he has in the way of “social capital.”
A. French sociologist, and author of Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste, Pierre Bourdieu.

Q. And what are we to learn from this brief examination?
A. That human frailty is ubiquitous, grotesque.


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