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Links That Will Make You Proud to Be an American*

Washington-based Beijing Sports Smog Special Correspondent Lindsay Applebaum here with an assortment of Olympic-related links:

- The Bush Olympic Buffoonery Tour continues. (Fourth-Place Medal)

- Chinese sports journalists have way more fun in the press box than American sports journalists do. (Ticket to Beijing)

- Oh, say can you. . . Huh? (Ron Judd's Olympics Insider)

- Kobe doesn't blend well in Beijing. (Awful Announcing)

- How to communicate with cab drivers in Beijing: Point at map, say "Yao Ming" a lot, do not ask for high fives. (Fanhouse)

- Tattoos: how the cool kids get their 'roids. (Deadspin)

* or in some cases, Canadian.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  August 10, 2008; 12:15 PM ET
Categories:  Olympics  
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Dunno if you'll gain readers with Bush comments, but you'll certainly lose them...

Posted by: Rob Iola | August 10, 2008 2:19 PM | Report abuse

Yeah, what Rob said - lose the Bush Buffoonery schtick Lindsay...

Posted by: jhorstma | August 10, 2008 2:31 PM | Report abuse

But... Bush IS a buffoon.

Posted by: Jeffrey | August 10, 2008 8:55 PM | Report abuse

A-S-U!! A-S-U!!

Posted by: Anonymous | August 10, 2008 9:10 PM | Report abuse

Hey! I'm the Bush basher around here - maybe I should be in China doing this Blog!

Posted by: Dan Froomkin | August 10, 2008 9:58 PM | Report abuse

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