Sunday, August 12, 2012
American wreslter Jordan Burroughs and Iranian wrestler Sadegh Goudarszi on the medal stand Friday night, after Burrroughs beat Goudarszi to win the Gold Medal in the 74kg Wrestling division:
I hope the picture would have been the same had the finish been reversed. The picture illustrates the very best component of the Olympics: the Oympic Peace. I wish the nationalistic medal count race didn’t corrupt it.
Nice. Hope it ends up being a preview of the future and not bitterly ironic.
@Dave Schuler: I suspect. @michael reynolds: Indeed.
Oh… and can I note that neither of them are parading any flags?
The majority of the population of all countries are decent human beings – it’s the politicians and leaders that are the problem.
Fox News is gonna blow another gasket.
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