Friday, April 11, 2008

Olympic-size Pool of Dominant Narrative at WaPo

The Dean is what they call him in Washington. A couple of days ago he seemed to wax nostalgic for bare-knuckle boxing, cock fighting and maybe even gladiatorial combat.

What was once a competition of individual athletes of sublime quality has become a race for medals among the superpowers and a stage for fighting out the issues that statesmen and politicians cannot resolve.

Image courtesy of Bob.

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