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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Olympic fakes? Why are we so surprised ...

Olympic fakes? Why are we so surprised ...: "Fakes are now so commonplace as to induce a collective amnesia about the likes of Hermann Ratjen, the male Hitler Youth protege who competed in the women's high jump under the name Dora in 1936. He finished fourth, bringing a whole new appreciation to the Nazis' Aryan superman delusion.

Mind you, the East Germans elevated fakery to a higher plane when their pharmaceutically modified designer jocks ascended the Olympic victory podium in clone-like numbers."

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