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A Pee in RIo: "We Used to Run this Place"

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The tasteless behavior by us Olympic champions in Brazil reminds me of a cable from Italy that crossed my desk at the Carter State Department, ending with the lament: "To think we used to run this place". "Exceptional"athletes apparently still don't understand that US behavior is a world turn-off.

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