Bob Costas, Mensch

Bob Costas shamed the IOC in front of a billion viewers.

These games mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 tragedy in Munich, when 11 Israeli coaches and athletes were murdered by Palestinian terrorists. There have been calls from a number of quarters for the IOC to acknowledge that, with a moment of silence at some point in tonight’s ceremony. The IOC denied that request, noting it had honored the victims on other occasions. And, in fact, this week [IOC president] Jacques Rogge led a moment of silence before about 100 people in the athlete’s village. Still, for many, tonight, with the world watching, is the true time and place to remember those who were lost, and how and why they died.

Bravo, Bob.

They had time to honor the victims of 7/7, though, so some victims of terrorism count. Just not the Jewish ones.

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2 Responses to Bob Costas, Mensch

  1. Cynic says:

    Here’s a comment about the IOC on PJ media
    New information about ’72 Munich Massacre …

    As the days pass so it becomes more and more apparent the hatred that the World in its institutions has for the Jews.

  2. Costas is about the only person of integrity at the Olympics.
    As opposed, say, to Rogge — or what about Jay Carney?

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