Rolling Out the Red Carpet

I believe we are completely ready to host the Games The Winter Olympic Games, as anyone who has attended these wondrous chilblain festivals will testify, can be counted on for natural and man-made disasters of a kind unmatched since the early days of polar exploration. The arresting uncertainty every four years is not whether a pickup team of U.S. hockey players can confound the world by winning again, or even whether the Olympic committee can exceed its previous stuffiness in the matter of amateurism (it can: two...

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