The Russian Revolution after this Commercial Break

Americans have hyped the Sochi Olympics with anti-glee, reveling in every problem with tweets and drivel. The Russian Revolution after this Commercial BreakWhile they have perhaps begun to tone down their ritualistic vitriol for the opening ceremonies, they can’t let go of old prejudices.

Promised NBC commentators¬†Lauer, Viera and Remnick,during the opening ceremonies, “The Russian revolution coming up after this commercial break…”The Russian Revolution after this Commercial Break“The revolution is probably the touchiest period in Russian history,” they continued. “The turmoil in Soviet society,¬†without ever mentioning the word Lenin.”The Russian Revolution after this Commercial Break“They are proud of Ladas here,” they moved on. “Unfortunately they became a punchline for the rest of the world.”The Russian Revolution after this Commercial Break“This is Vladimir Putin’s Russia,” they concluded. “And he is insisting that we look at the political power of Russia tonight.”The Russian Revolution after this Commercial BreakLook out. Here come the ballet dancers.