This editorial will appear in Monday’s print edition.
‘We now return you to your regularly scheduled midsummer madness . . .”
Well, that was fun. As of this writing (Friday), the Brits had put on a jolly good Olympics show, and the American athletes had hauled in roughly the expected number of medals. Now we can get back to the real business that takes place every four years at this time: complaining about too many nasty political ads on TV.
Before the London Summer Olympics fade into memory, some afterthoughts.
• It was the year of the woman, with every country in attendance sending at least one woman to the games for the first time. Read more »