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July 28, 2012

Burley: Opening ceremony should have featured “more flaming torches and marching”

by articulatedsheep

Gaffe-prone Tory MP Aiden Burley has sought to clarify his comment on Twitter last night that the Olympic opening ceremony was “multi-cultural crap”.

That’s more like it

“I’m admit, there were good parts,” he said. “Obviously the Olympic flame is always welcome – but why couldn’t they have made more of it? And why not have some nice big red banners alongside it, emblazoned with some sort of symbol? There’s this Sanskrit symbol for ‘good luck’ that I think would look an absolutely picture, picked out in black in a white circle on that red backdrop. For example.”

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