North and South Korean gymnasts pose for a selfie

Why Evolution Is True

There’s already all sorts of bad behavior by athletes at the Olympics, with the Lebanese team not allowing the Israeli athletes on the bus, a report that a Saudi judo athlete (judist?) forfeited his match rather than face an Israeli athlete (the Saudis say it was an injury), literal finger-wagging by American swimmers towards Russian swimmers accused of illegal drug usage, and now an Australian swimmer calling his Chinese opponent a “drug cheat.” It’s the Olympics, Jake: keep your bad behavior and moralism to yourself.

But here’s a moment that at least brings a frisson of pleasure: a North Korean and South Korean gymnast posing for a selfie! Now that’s something completely unexpected.

From The Guardian we see Lee Eun-ju of South Korea (right, age 17) and Hong Un-jong of North Korea (left, age 27) taking a selfie while practicing before the competition began.

_90720041_hi034380182

The North Koreans are unarguably the most oppressed…

View original post 109 more words

Leave a comment

Filed under Reblogs

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s