Holy cow. I thought this was a joke when I heard about it on NPR last week, even the commentators were making jokes about it. They interviewed one of the racers who said it was "a tremendous opportunity."
I hate to say it, but I am glad those are not my tax dollars at work.
posted by johndurkin8 at 10:53 AM on June 04
Spitz was on the Today show this morning (not a bastion of journalism, but whatever) and pretty much said he had been taken out of context and/or misquoted in the reports that had him as pouty. It sounded a bit like damage control, but the main focus of his comments was around heaping praise on today's athletes and Phelps in particular.
I thought he came off pretty good, even with the linked article as background.
posted by johndurkin8 at 09:58 AM on August 14
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