February 8th, 2014 10:36 EST
Outrage: Extra Wide Seats For Fat Fans Are Half-Price For World Cup: Video
"A journalist touring the facility for the World Cup discovered some different-looking seats in the mix and reportedly learned there are extra wide seats for the use of anyone with a body mass index of 30 or greater clinically obese and a note from their doctor.
Brazilian law requires that at least 1 percent of World Cup capacity be devoted to seats for fans with disabilities, including obesity. And those fans get seats for half-price."
This is political correctness on steroids, the world has gone mad and no one seems to care.
Obesity shouldn`t be classified as a disability; it`s a moral failing, a weakness, and one of the seven deadly sins.
Fat (not pejorative but descriptive word) people shouldn`t be coddled or pampered. If a rotund person squeezes into a regular seat and remains there for three hours, he might be persuaded that maybe it`s time to lose some damn weight.
But for the sake of normal folks I`m glad there are extra wide seats for the horizontally-challenged. Who the hell wants to seat next to a fatso with his butt intruding into your personal space? Yes, "fatso" doesn`t have a nice connotation, but I`m not freaking Dr. Drew.
There should be extra wide seats available for the morbidly obese at every sporting event, but they should pay a heavy premium for ruining the aesthetic environment.