Dave2123 wrote:I thought i was going to have to write a scathing comment, but I'm glad to see that others realise how silly this is, which must mean that the general viewer of OXM is slightly more educated than the general reader of Time magazine!! The leader of the most populous country in the world and one in which its population isn't as free as western countries is only 90-something. Yes, Psy may have influenced lots of people to do silly dances when his songs come on, but that's as far as he could influence anyone. Same goes for sports people - they may have influenced a few people to take up their sport but they don't have influence over the important things in their lives like political leaders do, especially dictators.
Arguablehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1968_Olymp ... wer_salute
That's why you shouldn't generalise. But I do generally
Not being argumentative by the way, I'm just somewhat sympathetic towards sports people