links for 2008-08-09
by Martin Belam, 9 August 2008
Not open to comments, so doesn't appear to be suffering from the rent-a-mob "how dare you say anything other than praise for China you biased Western b*st*rds" comments afflicting the BBC and Guardian site at the moment
"Last week I asked them to clarify why they had never suspected political interference when one Uday Hussein was chairman of the NOC". Genius.
One of the message-boarders links to my account of the gripes about the new look website last time around in 2004
From the comments: "Tom, let me ask you what will you expect on London Olympic opening ceremony in 2012? What will you British show us? Fish and chips? Or drunk and pregnant teenagers killing each other? That is what 'London's culture' is about. "