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Ockham's Midtown

Politics in and around the Olympics.

The Hitler era is the earliest issue that  I remember.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/12/olympics-blog-nazi-idUSL5N0LH2PG20140212

Apparently, I am not the only one making this comparison.

http://www.mercurynews.com/sports/ci_25157901/sochi-dogged-by-canine-issues-olympic-athletes-try

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/02/05/machiavelli-meet-the-olympics/

and this article says their is nothing new about politics flavoring the Olympics. It does not even appear to be unusual.

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