These Games are the most politically charged ones we have seen in a long time, and the entire world seems to be waiting for some event to spoil the party for Beijing. But China is using all the tools a Communist dictatorship has at its disposal to ensure that this does not happen.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
The "No Fun" Olympics
I couldn't have thought of a better slogan. What with all the drugs and professionalism and government interference (not just Chinese, but all the world leaders eager to attend) this is definitely NOT shaping up as a "fun" Olympics. Via antiwar.com: