Saturday, April 12, 2008

A Slightly Different View of the Olympics

I've generally had positive views of the Olympics - on the other hand, I've also thought of myself as an environmentalist and a bit of a socialist but I've outgrown that. In any event, here's a different view of the Olympics: "The Olympics are a vulgar, ruinous hullabaloo the chief functions of which are to facilitate graft on a spectacular scale and to act as a vehicle for the promotion of despotic values. They are, at best, unedifying and, at worst, intolerable." (Samizdata, H/T Instapundit)

Glenn Reynolds highlights one of the comments: "I think you're being entirely too kind."

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