Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Boooooo China, Boooooooo!
I hope not to strike a nerve with the Dude on this, and we look forward to his in-person report, but it's a bit disappointing that in one of the three biggest events of this Olympics (including men's hoops and any event involving Phelps), China won by cheating. I speak of women's gymnastics, where China won gold with a pair of 14-year olds that were given doctored passports to claim they were 16. They say the younger the gymnast, the more acrobatic and fearless they are, and the U.S. lost because they had a 20-year old who got nerves at the wrong term. I'm sure the Dude was conflicted watching from the stands, but boo on you, China.