Skip to comments.David Cameron Joins Scramble to Placate North Korea After Flag Fiasco
Posted on 07/26/2012 4:44:56 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
On Thursday David Cameron joined IOC president Jacques Rogge and Locog's chief executive in a scramble to placate North Korea after the country's women's football team stormed off the pitch before their opening match when screens wrongly showed the South Korean flag.
The team's fixture against Colombia, only the second event of the Olympics, was delayed by more than an hour as organisers made frantic edits to the offending introductory video, shown on large screens at Hampden Park in Glasgow, and offered grovelling apologies to the notoriously touchy nation.
North Korea's IOC representative suggested that protocol officials should meet with team leaders before each medal ceremony to "check this is your flag or this is your national anthem".
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Bwaha, what was he saying (so indignantly) about being ready?
ROFWL - as a friend and admirer of South Korea (G-d can really be funny sometimes!!!)
wow. You know, you would think they’d at least Google which country has which flag. I guess thats above their pay grade.
Pretty funny how they grovel to the tyrannies and give the middle finger to the US.
But Cammooron thinks Mitt misspoke!
“Oh yeah, we be readi for da games, scru yu Mitt.”
I anticipate many more major foul ups before this one is in the books. Unfortunately, that also includes terrorism. I don’t think the British government has the will to properly “watch” over its large radical Muslim population.
A good excuse for the Norks to declare war on Britain.