Don't Bungle The Bid!

Last week, as officials from the International Olympic Committee toured London to assess the British capital's bid to host the 2012 Games, their visit was overshadowed by controversy. At its center: Mayor Ken Livingstone and insults he hurled at a local journalist the week before. When Oliver Finegold of the Evening Standard posed a question, the mayor responded by asking him if he was a German war criminal, in reference to a flirtation between the Standard's parent company and the Nazis in the 1930s. When Finegold protested that he was Jewish, the mayor likened him to a camp guard. Jewish groups...

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