One of America’s finest guitarists has a letter in Rolling Stones magazine.
I have the bare outline here, and at the link you can read his explanation.
By Tom MorelloJune 21, 2014 12:05 AM ET
I’m a Chicago Cubs fan. I grew up in Libertyville, Illinois and attended my first game at Wrigley Field when I was four. My dear Aunt Isabelle, who got me into the Cubs, lived 82 years and never saw a World Series victory. A total of 106 years have gone by without a title and this October won’t be any different. Since our last near miss in 2003 we’ve had to endure our cross-town rival White Sox winning the title, our arch-nemesis St. Louis Cardinals winning it twice, and the formerly other “Cursed Team,” the Boston Red Sox, winning it three freakin’ times. For 46 of my 50 years I have been cheering and hoping and crying. And I’ve had enough.
The following is my seven-point program for the Chicago Cubs to win the World Series:
1. The Cubs must have the highest payroll in Major League Baseball until they win the World Series.
2. No petulant superstars.
3. The booing ends now.
4. Zero tolerance for racism.
5. This is not a job, this is a quest.
6. The Curse is real.
7. Truth and consequences.