“You Olympians, however, know you didn’t get here solely on your own power. For most of you, loving parents, sisters or brothers encouraged your hopes, coaches guided, communities built venues in order to organize competitions. All Olympians stand on the shoulders of those who lifted them. We’ve already cheered the Olympians, let’s also cheer the parents, coaches and communities.”
– Mitt Romney
Isn’t it offensive how Romney condescends to and insults athletes in this quote? How he says they have no right to take credit for their acheivements because everything was just handed to them by others? Isn’t this outrageous?
By the way if you’re scratching your head wondering what the hell I’m talking about, read this.