Faster, Higher, Stronger

As the icy lights of Sochi begin to thaw I think we can all agree that Russia deserves a pat on the back. Sure, there were a few teensy weensy human rights violations, but they were eclipsed by the glorious spectacles of human achievement, like people using pieces of fiberglass to slide down hills quite quickly. Unfortunately, the weedy misanthropes at Amnesty International disagree, saying that “the legacy of the Sochi Olympics will be tainted”. So to counter this cynical attempt to urinate all over the Olympic Spirit I’ve written this open letter, in the hope that the cooling winds of reason can freeze their hatred mid-stream and let it shatter like golden crystals on the soft snow of appreciation for peak athletics.

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