By Duggan Flanakin ~
Time flies. Mount Olympus has become hideaway retirement home for retired Greek gods. It’s not that they got old. They are, after all, immortal.
Nah. They got hooked on Saturday Night Live, then realized the show was getting boring. The “real” world is much more laughable. More tragi-comedic, really. But the Greeks always liked a few laughs along with their tragedies.
The godly retirees laugh at the climate crowd. They, after all, watched the fall of Pompeii.
Think of Pompeii as the Hamptons – lavish homes, luxurious public buildings, gorgeous beaches – the hangout for the rich and famous. Gone in 15 minutes. Curiously, rumor has it, just an hour after some of the city’s “preeniest” had finished a lavish dinner following a day-long conference focused on preserving the waterfront from encroachment by unwashed deplorables.
The gods did not order the eruption of Vesuvius. But they…