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Subject:  Re: Lines Have Been Drawn Date:  4/23/2021  11:23 PM
Author:  CMF_Fuskie Number:  1757 of 1777

Bar them from the Closing Ceremonies, I guess. For some, that's a big deal. For others, they are already on their way home.

The thing is, with practically no audience allowed for events (other than those locals who can afford tickets), any actions by the athletes would primarily be for the home country cameras anyway. It's just the IOC courting controversy instead of embracing the social justice message sweeping the globe.

Who thinks they could have been more effective if they had seized the message and molded it it into a form that benefited their Olympic legacy rather then letting athletes define the message and the Olympics being painted as trampling on the free expression rights of the athletes the organization claims to serve...

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