If there’s anything amusing about this morning’s FIFA raid and indictments, it’s that most of the stories hasten to point out — often in the headline — that FIFA president Sepp Blatter was not himself indicted. Because any story about FIFA corruption usually begins and ends with Blatter. The New York Times, for example: FIFA Officials Are Arrested on Corruption Charges; Sepp Blatter Isn’t Among Them. For a point of reference, here’s that remarkable Sepp Blatter takedown from John Oliver last summer.
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