Bag’s Take-Away:
 After yesterday’s meltdown on the parallel bars, media industrial complex eats its young.
via NBC News
(photo: Hannah Johnston/Getty Images. caption: Gabrielle Douglas of the United States falls off the beam during the artistic women’s beam final at North Greenwich Arena.)
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After yesterday’s meltdown on the parallel bars, media industrial complex eats its young.

via NBC News

(photo: Hannah Johnston/Getty Images. captionGabrielle Douglas of the United States falls off the beam during the artistic women’s beam final at North Greenwich Arena.)

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 Shows how much the White House rides on popular culture.
via WhiteHouse.gov 
(credit: Sonya N. Hebert/Official White House Photo caption:  First Lady Michelle Obama is picked up by U.S. Olympic wrestler Elena Pirozhkova during a greet with Team USA Olympic athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, at the U.S. Olympic Training Facility at the University of East London in London, England, July 27, 2012.)
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Shows how much the White House rides on popular culture.

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(credit: Sonya N. Hebert/Official White House Photo caption: First Lady Michelle Obama is picked up by U.S. Olympic wrestler Elena Pirozhkova during a greet with Team USA Olympic athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, at the U.S. Olympic Training Facility at the University of East London in London, England, July 27, 2012.)

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“Hand it over. I’ll put it in my jacket.” Princess Anne prepares to receive the Olympic flame from Germany.
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(credit: Pool/Getty Images caption: Princess Anne, Princess Royal meets with Greek President Karolos Papoulias at the Presidental Palace during the Olympic flame hand over meeting on May 17, 2012 in Athens, Greece. Princess Anne is part of the UK delegation that will receive the London 2012 Olympic flame in the historic Panathenaic Stadium in the Greek capital.)
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“Hand it over. I’ll put it in my jacket.” Princess Anne prepares to receive the Olympic flame from Germany.

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(credit: Pool/Getty Images caption: Princess Anne, Princess Royal meets with Greek President Karolos Papoulias at the Presidental Palace during the Olympic flame hand over meeting on May 17, 2012 in Athens, Greece. Princess Anne is part of the UK delegation that will receive the London 2012 Olympic flame in the historic Panathenaic Stadium in the Greek capital.)

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Didn’t go as planned. 
The Olympic logo bears down on the residents of London looking far more like pieces of a chain link fence than symbols of international cooperation and brotherhood. 
via  Reuters Editor’s Choice
(credit: Kevin Coombs/Reuters caption: People pass by an artwork painted on a wall in East London depicting the Olympic rings which was created by a street art organisation called “The Toasters” April 18, 2012. The Toasters are releasing a limited edition screen print of the design to mark the 100 day point before the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.)
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Didn’t go as planned.

The Olympic logo bears down on the residents of London looking far more like pieces of a chain link fence than symbols of international cooperation and brotherhood.

via Reuters Editor’s Choice

(credit: Kevin Coombs/Reuters caption: People pass by an artwork painted on a wall in East London depicting the Olympic rings which was created by a street art organisation called “The Toasters” April 18, 2012. The Toasters are releasing a limited edition screen print of the design to mark the 100 day point before the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:
Thanks International Volleyball Federation! It’s really nice to know that Olympic athletes no longer have to dress like Vegas mud wrestlers to play beach volleyball. Quite a relief that women from countries with religious or cultural objections (see Rwandans above) can choose to expose less as opposed to more of their bodies.
But when you look at the uniforms now accepted by the IVF, you really have to wonder how they got to the current uniforms to begin with and why women play a sport in costumes clearly aimed at men.
Read more: Spiking the …. Uniform? Women’s Olympic Volleyball Getting “More Flexible”
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Thanks International Volleyball Federation! It’s really nice to know that Olympic athletes no longer have to dress like Vegas mud wrestlers to play beach volleyball. Quite a relief that women from countries with religious or cultural objections (see Rwandans above) can choose to expose less as opposed to more of their bodies.

But when you look at the uniforms now accepted by the IVF, you really have to wonder how they got to the current uniforms to begin with and why women play a sport in costumes clearly aimed at men.

Read more: Spiking the …. Uniform? Women’s Olympic Volleyball Getting “More Flexible”

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