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Old 07-30-2008, 10:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Dr. J. Naismith View Post
Political stances aside, I wouldn't only because I couldn't breathe with all the smog in that country. I mean, they've made an attempt to help the air quality over the last year with shutting down industrial factories, getting people to cut back on driving their vehicles, etc. ... but a little too late now. I personally think these Olympics are going to be a disaster from a performance perspective.
the sad thing is thousands of people have lost they jobs in a couple of months just so the athletes have a better air to breeze.
This games are embarrasing, I would probably compete to try not to mix politics and sports, but if western countries have little respect for the individual, China has even less.
Have yo seen the "8 donts" rule. Embarrasing.
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