posted on Mar, 1 2011 @ 09:59 PM
We are all missing the point here.
The Olympics is supposed to be this really awesome spectacle of athleticism every 4 years. Now it has been relegated to part-time amateurs who are
full time professionals in their respective events. In a world that has been slammed with war, poverty, corruption, distrust, and any other symptom of
the impending apocalypse, the purity of this spectacle has been perverted with greed and politics.
Don't get me wrong. I know that there are men and women with who spend a lifetime of honing unique skills that without the Olympics would go
otherwise unnoticed. I am not even Iranian but as an American, especially one who lives near Atlanta, GA, the corporate whiz-bangs in charge of this
whole stupid show put little effort into the logos, mascots of these games and in fact I want to watch them even less than if there were no logos or
mascots in the first place. That said, every 4 years, we in Georgia (USA) have to be reminded by the hosting countries, "well at least our mascot
doesn't look like an electric blue man-seed with eyes: