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Stupidity of Olympic Proportions

A PR expert hired by the US Olympic Committee is telling our athletes not to wave the American flag to celebrate their gold-medal performances in Greece this summer, because it might offend the sensibilities of other nations.

“What I am telling the athletes is, ‘Don’t run over and grab a flag and take it round the track with you,’” says former Olympic spokesman Mike Moran. “If a Kenyan or a Russian grabs their national flag and runs round the track or holds it high over their heads, it might not be viewed as confrontational.”

Then again, given that the phrase “Greek security” seems to be on par with “media objectivity,” our athletes might want to remain in cognito for the entire event.

Michael GrahamMichael Graham was born in Los Angeles and raised in South Carolina. A graduate of Oral Roberts University, he worked as a stand-up comedian before beginning his political career as ...


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