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#1 This was all a lot of tripe from leftest poms (diehard Champ supporters). Willard's comments were measured and spot on.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-06 08:03||
#2 Mitt got some money from me last month, but how he reacts to ankle-biting like this will determine if he gets more. If he backs off, he's toast. If he leans into it, continues to state the obvious, not apologize, and snark back, he'll get more from me.
Of course, it will be pure, wishful thinking to hope that he says something like "I understand that their judicial system values feelings over truth. I shall make it a point, when I visit Europe, to go to DEFCON 3 to ensure my unmolested return."
Posted by Ptah 2012-08-06 15:04||
#3 I don't think the real story is the USA flag coming off, though that should be embarassing. None of the flags had a weight rod on the bottom as if nobody asked the question what if it is windy? And that is the point, if the organizers are sitting around a couple days out going, yeah we got this, then they are not doing their jobs. Nobody should feel 100% about any job until the job is over, especially an international fiasco like the olympics. Anyone who does is either a liar or a fool or both.
Making it nearly impossible for Joe Normal or Olympic Kid's parents to attend should be up front.
As far as I'm concerned, I do not think NBC is doing a bad job covering the events. I do think their commercials suck, from the poorly executed self-promotion to their actual comedy show lineup it is no wonder I missed whatever the animal hospital ad deal was - I do want to point out rings is a men's event, and Gabby is not the only dark skinned gymnist to compete, and that every one of the animal show commercials is stupid - if the wailers had any integrity they would have had those commercials shut down a week ago for promoting poor sexism and homophobic insults as comedy.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-08-06 22:57||