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Just Call Athletes the Ugly Americans

September 24, 1988

When will the U.S. athlete learn that the world wasn't created for him? The entrance parade of our Olympic athletes was a worldwide showcase of our complete lack of class.

The stupid excuse our officials offered for this blatant hotdogging: "It was youthful exuberance." What are thousands of other competitors who also participated in the entrance parade? Octogenarians?

MACE FUHR

Los Angeles

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