Opened my morning paper to find this column by Jim Litke. In this emperor-has-no-clothes account, Litke describes the inclusion of utterly unqualified token Arab women at the Olympics as the sham that it is. I was struck by two things. First, the contrast between this account and NBC’s craven coverage of these tokens as major breakthroughs (It is not important that she did not finish; what is important is that she is here at all. It is not important she did not win; she will inspire little girls in her country to take up judo. Yada, yada, yada.). Second, Litke writes for the AP. Who would have thought the AP would allow such non-PC comments to appear under its banner?Email This Post To A Friend
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