Comments for: Politics before peace

Posted Aug. 02, 2012, at 6:32 p.m.

Confronted with one of the largest television audiences in history, Olympic organizers could’ve made a statement for peace. They chose politics instead. We appreciate NBC Olympics host Bob Costas’ indignation at the Olympics’ bizarre decision to ignore the 40th anniversary of the 1972 terrorist attack at the Munich Olympics that …

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  • Anonymous

    You bet! Can’t think of anything better to spend our taxes on. And, being reminded of what it takes to make a society that is humane (going from the abuses of the industrial era to health care for everyone made that point quite nicely) is a lofty goal. I applauded their celebration. It mocked those that say health care belongs to for-profit companies. 

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