John Heenan Wrote
"Samaranch and the IOC must be really scared if they are happy to have as
president of SOCOG someone as willing as Michael is to slice away at their
I reckon it is also a public humillation for the US and a public
expression of loss of confidence in the private or business sector. "
Well now, don't I feel humiliated.
I am embarrassed about "people magazine" style coverage by NBC whose job
it was to report the story and not to make the story (i.e. Carl Lewis) I
am not embarassed about commercialism. This is the world we live in.
Speedo on our coaching shirts so our kids get free suits at Nationals,
signs on our roadways "adopting a highway" by a hairdressing salon so that
something apparently gets done for nothing. In the old days were the old
ways and if you think money (or value in kind) still doesn't change hands
just because it doesn't make an adverti***t in the paper well I have
some waterfront property in Florida for you.
It certainly can be managed a little more tastefully but that is like
killing the chicken in the barn instead of in the kitchen where the guests
can hear it. The net result is you still are going to eat it.
Lastly, I hope to exchange ideas, not insults. These postings get a little
left of their topic and center to much on personalities and nations.