London Calling: Brits Take Over Games

Watching the Beijing final ceremony today, I was struck by the fact that the London portion of the show was a drop in the ocean compared to the extravagance and showbiz hype of the Chinese production. Then I realized that the British, in their quaint and understated way, were making a big statement. I think they were saying: "We are comfortable in our own skin, we don't need to prove anything to the world." The Brits rolled out an iconic red double-decker London bus (although someone lost...Full Story
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