Brazil’s ignominious football World Cup

My comment in The Hindu on the Football World Cup, which begins next week in Brazil. I argue here that for most Brazilians view their government’s decision to spend 15 billion dollars on hosting the event as a Most Brazilians view this as a depraved act of profligacy: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/brazils-ignominious-football-world-cup/article6090095.ece