It's also about protecting the world from a meteor that was averted. Not many appreciate things that don't happen. But rest assured, this world would have been a much worse place to live today had Michigan won.
until Spike Albrecht made the layup to put UM up by 10 or 11, and I sat on the couch in front of my family and said aloud "Really? Spike F#@%$@ing Albrecht again?" My 13-year-old boy said "Calm down Dad, it's not a Notre Dame game..." followed by some admonishment from my wife for cursing in front of the girls. My only response was "Sorry, I hate Michigan". Surprisingly, my wife told me later that she understood.
Although dealing with those assholes is a small price to pay for living somewhere that is otherwise so close to heaven.
The Michigan fans I work with aren't complete cocks, though it remains to be seen how this goes during football season.