And that is all, boys and girls. The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are over. Russia did not win a medal in ice hockey. But neither did the fucking Americans. So let us just consider the entire thing a rousing success.
They did have the most amount of medals AND the most gold…
SOCHI (The Borowitz Report)—Minutes after the Russian men’s hockey team fell to Finland 3-1, a devastated President Vladimir Putin told reporters, “This must be what an actual election feels like.”
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This… Is too funny…
• Health ministry says 25 people killed in clashes
• EU sanctions to target leaders of the crackdown
• US and UN condemn the violence
•President Yanukovych blames the oppositionPhotograph: Efrem Lukatsky/AP
Things have gotten very bad in Ukraine today. The government sent in tanks to deal with the continued protests and are using rubber bullets. The protesters have set water cannons and tanks on fire in response. Several people died as a result of the violence yesterday. Some are claiming that more people are watching the livestream in Kiev than the Olympics today…
A live feed is streaming here. (215,600 people are watching this particular feed, including myself.)
It’s a strange feeling watching one’s fatherland burn…