Daily Memo: Olympic Meltdowns and Chinese Crackdowns

Along with the athletic achievements, there's lots of geopolitical fodder in Tokyo.

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Enjoy the show. In the true spirit of the Olympics, there’s been plenty of geopolitical trolling accompanying this year’s summer games in Tokyo. Broadcasters in Japan, the U.S. and elsewhere have repeatedly implied that Taiwanese athletes are competing for Taiwan (rather than the Beijing-approved Chinese Taipei). Russia (whose athletes are raking in medals under the […]

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