Batman movie proves we love to waste money

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Chicago Tribune
David Rutter

Everyone who ever witnessed a massive, soulless waste of money has played the "what if they used that money for something important" quiz.

As I was held hostage for 2 1/2 hours watching the new Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman abomination, the thought struck me that I was participating in a repetitive and fundamentally American event.

We are a fundamentally good country, but we are astoundingly wasteful. We love to waste everything. Possibly that's because we have so much of everything that we've lost appreciation for proportion and value.

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