A Gold Medal for Press Freedom
Posted: 7/24/2012 | By: Jackson Diehl | Washington Post
So what’s the verdict on London’s staging of the 2012 Olympics?
A “humiliating debacle.” “Predictable chaos.” “Omnishambles meets hypershambles.”
Mind you, the Games don’t begin until Friday. But these blistering early judgments come not from dyspeptic Frenchmen or other Anglophobes but from senior British government officials, members of Parliament — and, of course, the London press.