Is FIFA about to enter a ‘black hole’ of Blatter’s own making?

Given FIFA sponsors are getting itchy over allegations of corruption amongst some of it’s highest placed officials, it’s worth asking whether this was something like the “black hole” Sepp Blatter had in mind when he argued the organisation had no alternative but to vote him back into office tomorrow:

Nevertheless, it is worthwhile outlining what the alternative would be, i.e. none at all.

“What applies for every carpenter also applies for us: the roof will only hold as long as the foundations are in place.
“If the ground beneath crumbles, the entire edifice will collapse. And that is precisely what is at stake on 1 June. All or nothing!” only hold as long as the foundations are in place.

“If the ground beneath crumbles, the entire edifice will collapse. And that is precisely what is at stake on 1 June. All or nothing!”

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