Wednesday, July 25, 2012


Banned From The Olympics
Greek triple-jump champion, Voula Papachristou, was booted from the Greek Olympic team because of an unpopular tweet.

On Twitter, the pulchritudinous star noted, "With so many Africans in Greece, the West Nile mosquitoes will be getting home food!!!"

The statement isn't particularly funny; but, it's also not a reason to ban someone from participating in the Olympics.  After all, West Nile is a vector-borne disease, first isolated in the West Nile District of Uganda, in 1937.  She was merely attempting to make a joke about how the....  Wait.  Does The Lifeguard really have to explain this to y'all?  It's not racism.

As far as The Lifeguard is concerned, and since she now appears to have some free time, Voula can watch the Olympics with him.  There might even be some jumping.  Three times.  Three times a day.

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