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liberals wanted U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps to give up the honor of carrying the American flag and leading his country’s athletes at the opening ceremony for the Rio Olympic games Friday night.
He’s the wrong color and the wrong sex.
Bell referred to Muhammad as “a one-stop inclusion shop due to her race, sex and religion. Phelps, on the other hand was something else entirely.
“No offense, but right now America has enough tall, successful, rich white guys hogging the spotlight trying to make America great,” he said, in an obvious reference to Donald Trump.
"No offense"... but sadly it appears the supposedly apolitical Olympic Games has been hijacked by the liberal agenda - under the guise of fairness, so you can't argue with that, right? - to further the divide in today's identity politics.
Obviously, I am talking about what I hope will be your decision to decline the position as flag bearer in opening ceremonies of the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro on Friday. While you haven't said this yet, I'm sure this is what you are going to do, because you are not only an Olympic hero, you are -- by medal count -- the Olympic hero. And yes, being asked to carry the flag is a big deal. I'm betting that even a star of your magnitude is still feeling the glow of being voted to carry the flag by your Olympic peers. But I know that you must know that there is a better choice to carry the flag -- the athlete who came in second to you in the vote for flag bearer, fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.
Muhammad carrying the flag would be nearly a one-stop inclusion shop. Muhammad is an African-American, hijab-wearing Muslim woman who is also a world class fencer.
America's first gold medal in the 2016 Olympics was won by a teenager for shooting. Because we now live inside @TheOnion.
10:36 AM - 6 Aug 2016 1,506 RETWEETS3,898 LIKES
originally posted by: and14263
a reply to: infolurker
Is it about being a liberal or just plain old stupid?
originally posted by: Meldionne1
Ummm..... She came in second in votes to carry the flag. I think that says it all. ...or.....now anyone voted second gets to actually win? ...LOL...what a bunch of crap....I agree with MysticPearl .
originally posted by: RitualReality
a reply to: khnum
It's all just a merry carousel of bread and circuses deliberately designed to obfuscate and distract.
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