Theodore Dalrymple returns with a vengeance after a few days off with his The Epoch Times column condemning the entire pointless, corrupt Olympic enterprise. Well said, Doctor.
Naturally, events like the Olympic Games are also a gift to the tinsel-brained political class of western democracies. There remains, of course, the even more disturbing question: why does anyone interest himself in the Olympic Games? Mr. Perelman tells us that they are, in effect, the meaning of a life that is in desperate search of a meaning.