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Reader comment on item: Pretending There's a Country Called "Palestine"

Submitted by Stas (Ukraine), Jul 19, 2012 at 04:43

Sadly, much as we would like to see it so, sports are forever infused with politics and we are never able to just forget about everything and enjoy countries competing against one another. Come to think of it, perhaps the politics of nationalism is what is really under attack here. It is no longer admirable to be patriotic and self identified (if you are from a colonial power that is).

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