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At Least They're Good at Sports

Monday, August 11, 2008

Roger Cohen, columnist for the International Herald Tribune, discusses the relationship between Spain's failing economy and wild athletic success.

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Comments [6]

David! from NYC

For that matter, Boston as a city is really nice IMO, but they should dump the Boston teams in the harbor like waiting-to-be-taxed-tea.

Aug. 11 2008 10:42 AM
David! from NYC

3--Yes, much to my delight, but the Pats have won 2 or 3 Super Bowls in recent years.

Aug. 11 2008 10:40 AM
michael from INWOOD

Also the Patriots are notorious cheaters!

Aug. 11 2008 10:39 AM
michael from INWOOD

David,

Patriots LOST to the Giants.

Aug. 11 2008 10:38 AM
David! from NYC

Wait a minute...

Massachusetts approves gay marriage. The Red Sux finally win. The Patriots win. The Celtics win.

Spain approves gay marriage. Spain is winning.

Hmmmmmmmmmm.....

(Hey, it's as reasonable or as pointless a connection as anything else.)

Aug. 11 2008 10:36 AM
michael from INWOOD

Spain's Athletes use steroids.

that's why they're good.

That's why Barry Bonds hits home runs.

Aug. 11 2008 10:06 AM

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