SCOTLAND, FIJI, AMERICAN SAMOA SHUT OUT OF SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONIES

Don’t try to skirt the law in Russia? By the way, who’s responsible for picking Russia? One of the worst ideas of all time? Perhaps if I cared about Olympics. I smell negativity opportunities in the near future. Let the games begin!

imageSochi, Russia – When contingents from participating nations march in for the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 7  in Sochi, Russia, spectators will not see the athletes  from Scotland, Fiji and American Samoa.

The reason? Vladimir Putin’s government has banned male athletes from wearing skirts in public. The ban is consistent with Russia’s controversial law prohibiting any public display of homosexuality. image

The Scottish olympians were supposed to wear kilts, traditional attire for men and boys in Scotland, while the Fijians and Samoans were to wear the traditional lava lava, a male version of the female sarong. Fiji and American Samoa are among the few tropical nations that send a delegation to the quadrennial winter competitions.

“These attires closely resemble women’s skirts, and for men to be wearing women’s clothing in public is inconsistent with Russian law,” Putin said in a press conference yesterday at The…

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6 responses

  1. I’m sure your follow up posts are going to be stellar!!

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    1. Aw, do I have to watch?

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  2. apparantly he does not realize “it’s a kilt, not a skirt” perhaps he should crawl back under that rock!

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    1. Agree. Putin is a nimrod. (That’s a literal translation.) He spends his free time screaming about being the moral compass of the world. Yeah, right.

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  3. You want to wear a skirt, stay home and do not impose your sexual tendency to the rest of the world!!

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    1. Obviously you’ve never been to a Walmart.

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