Re: Re: Opinion: Torch is fair game, but not the athletes

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Ed
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I am curious – why does this little handful of haters have to tear up the last thing on this planet that tries to put aside differences (more so than anything else) and co-exist. 

Many of the same people that run around with flowers singing “give peace a chance” and have a bumper sticker (or 30) that say we should co-exist have aggressive protests and are less tolerant of people that do not think exactly like they do

EVERY part of the Olympics is about athletes (so what if they are no longer current athletes) Joe Smith the owner of a car dealorship does not carry the torch, an anti-communist activist does not carry the torch.  Past and curent athletes and people that have promoted SPORT carry the torch. 

The fools that believe the torch is fair game have had many years to work for change but choose not to and destroy a once in a lifetime event for some one that has nothing to do with the politics at hand.