Keller @ Large: The Creature Who Runs The Olympics

July 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Keller @ Large: The Creature Who Runs The Olympics
" BOSTON (CBS) – As the Summer Olympics play out over the next couple of weeks, I’m sure we will all marvel at the skill and courage of the athletes. Their stories of overcoming physical and social obstacles to excel at their sports are often inspirational.

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But for me, and I hope for you, the experience will be leavened with disgust at the cowardice and stupidity of Jacques Rogge, head of the International Olympic Committee, and his enablers, who are once again complicit in a show of callousness and moral impotence that makes a sham out of the notion of the Olympic movement as a positive political force.

The London Games coincide with the 40th anniversary of the massacre of Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics. It was one of the most significant historical events in Olympic history, demonstrating the folly of the notion that sports trumps politics "

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