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IOC Deaf to Cowbell

From a reader:

I used to get furious when I would see the anti war left desire Bush receive a black eye over Iraq rather than witness a victory. The Olympics certainly doesn’t compare to a war but I tried to want America to win the bid. I suspect the problem is that it all changed when the Olympics hosted by Chicago morphed into being all about Obama. On that score, the right thing happened and as meaningless as this all is, I think there’s lesson in there for the president. It’s related directly to “more cowbell” which you brought to your readers’ attention.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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