Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Bush Hijacks Olympics

It seems the Bush camp recently put out a television ad that used the Olympics by name:

The television advertisement does not feature the five Olympic rings -- one of
the world's most recognizable images -- but an announcer tells viewers that at
"this Olympics there will be two more free nations," referring to the U.S.-led
invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq under Bush's presidency.


The International Olympic Committee is antsy and the US Olympic Committee is antsy and Bush just keeps giggling. It's another step taken by the GOP to make their policies synonymous with upstanding values, in this case the pride found in the Olympic games.

Read the Reuters article here.