By attempting to extrapolate geopolitical complexities from the Winter Olympics, and perpetuating gross stereotypes of Russian barbarism, the media is misusing its sacred platform.
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Perhaps NBC was merely aiming to stage a dramatic showdown between the American favorite Evan Lysacek and the steely Russian renegade. Drama, after all, is the lifeblood of the Olympics.
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