Where Should the Focus of Olympic Protest Lie?

Philadelphia Weekly | May 5, 2008
The pre-emptive repression of political speech of Olympic athletes is mind boggling. The entire reason the Olympics are even in Beijing is political in nature -- an effort by the West to embrace China as a 21st-century economic and military superpower. So why shouldn't athletes be allowed to voice protest?

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