Friday, February 6, 2009

DeVos to Orlando: I've got mine, go fuck off

Posted on Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:25 AM

Orlando Magic idiot apologist Mike Bianchi scored an interview with his Lord and Savior Magic owner Rich DeVos - imagine that, DeVos chatting up Bianchi instead of, like, a journalist; hmmm - who said in no uncertain terms that he would not be loaning Orlando any money for its other venues, he thinks he's done enough, and you can go fuck yourself.

"We've done our part," DeVos said, "but I'm not a banker. A lot of people are hurting now and these are tough times, but these are big entities you're talking about. They can take care of themselves without me."

Mike, characteristically, says he doesn't blame DeVos for giving us the proverbial finger. I mean, geez, it's not like we're building the guy a half-billion dollar palatial stadium for which he put in about 10 percent, and it's not like he doesn't give millions of dollars to homophobic, right-wing causes. (Oh hey, DeVos, you owe the arts center $10 million. They could use that money now. Pay up, cheapskate.)

Not that this loan idea was particularly great (it's not like the city needs more debt). But God, what a prick.


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