The REAL lesson here is that to read of this story, you had to read an AUSTRALIAN newspaper.
Long ago I interviewed a Soviet Olympian who defected. He said, “We all knew that our newspapers and Pravda were propoganda, and so often we listened to the BBC...”
And I thought, how strange and great WE here don’t have to do that...
But NOW that is EXACTLY what I think.
This was an Austrian paper