Hitler used the Berlin Olympics of 1936 as a propaganda exercise. Russia and China did the same thing. So what about Brazil?
Well, their opening ceremonies had the obligatory global warming propaganda. Anything to distract from the fact that Rio dumps its raw sewage into the sea (where the athletes swim.)
Other political issues are grosser to me. The team from Lebanon refused to share a bus with the team from Israel. Same with a Saudi competitor, who forfeited rather than compete against a Jew.
Hillary Clinton reserved her praise for the one sharia compliant Muslim on the American team, who turns out to be an anti-white, anti-American extremist.
I’m not here to disparage sports.
The opposite — I’m here to show how sports have been hijacked and politicized.
So be ready to click mute when the commentators come on...
THEN: Toronto immigration lawyer Guidy Mamann and I try to figure out what will happen to all these migrants in Canada:
How will they fare when their first 12 months are up and the government's help runs out?
FINALLY: Your messages to me about yesterday's report on a troubling hire by the Ottawa police force.