China Games – Rings or Shackles?

Writing in today’s Boston Globe, Jeff Jacoby appraises China’s Totalitarian Games: According to Reporters Without Borders, 22 foreign journalists were attacked or arrested during the Games. At least 50 human-rights activists were arrested, harassed, or forced to leave Beijing. As in 1936 and 1980, the 2008 Games were a showcase for a dictatorship.

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