circle jerk

Proving just what a 3-ring circus this thing called the America’s Cup has turned into, get a load of this.  And Gawd, do we hope it’s true. How great it will be to see the SD Gestapo crying in their beer, wondering where it all went wrong. We’ll tell you: You cannot hold a modern AC in a tiny bay with no wind. Well you can, but it will suck. Shoulda just asked in the first place…

A person with knowledge of the situation says the tax haven of Bermuda has been picked over San Diego to host the 2017 America’s Cup. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because defending champion Oracle Team USA, based in San Francisco, hasn’t made the decision public.

The person said software billionaire Larry Ellison of Oracle Corp. made the decision after consulting with the CEO of his sailing team, Russell Coutts, a New Zealander who also is director of the America’s Cup Event Authority. Read on.