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Organizers defend Bach's return to Tokyo for Paralympics

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By STEPHEN WADE

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Good grief!

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Still trying to figure out who, in the current situation, is actually giving money to who...(ICO to LDP or LDP to IOC)...

14 ( +14 / -0 )

Well, then obviously their size and scale are much too big.

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There is no common sense on neither side IPC nor Bach nor LDP!

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Captation for the photo:

Yamashita: *look at all these small children. We're a super-aging society, you know. Children are our future, our everything. This...has to be worth something...don't you...think so?*

Bach: *I brought you handicapped people from all over the world. They are vulnerable, very vulnerable to the virus, you know...*

Yamashita: (sucking air through his teeth) Muzukashii desu ne. I reserved a steak-house in Ginza. Let's discuss further.

Bach: Perfect, I was about to spend my quarantine doing some shopping in Ginza. Let's discuss. I am sure we will come to an understanding beneficial to all of us.

Yamashita: you mean for beneficial to "your organization and our party".

Bach: Of course! Who else is there? Hahaha.

Yamashita: Of course! Who else? Hahaha.

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Of course they defend him, he’s basically their boss. What are they going to say - ‘he shouldn’t be here and he’s irresponsible for coming back’??!

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Organizers said he followed all the pandemic protocols.

Hahahahahaha!! These clowns are incredible.

No. He didn't follow the quarantine protocol. Shut up and go away you useless fools.

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Organizers said he followed all the pandemic protocols.

Thank you God. Earth and the heavens were created in 7 days. Quarantine was eliminated for 14 days in one wave of the hand. Where is his waving hand picture?

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Does he not understand how much he is not liked here in Japan?

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Call the IOC (as I did) and tell them how you feel about all this bs.

Telephone +41 21 621 61 11 and ask to talk to someone in the media section.

[Be nice if you do please. The person(s) you talk to are not the ones making the bad decisions.]

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Its very curious how Dr. Omi chose a national televised platform to criticize Mr Bach on his simple re-entry to Japan to honor the efforts and accomplishments of the handicapped world athletes. Last year Dr Omi stated that a vaccine for covid was impossible to produce in one year. His recommendations caused the very slow vaccination rollout and the continuing mutation of the variant putting the over 50% unvaccinated population at extreme risk. Don’t like the IOC? Fine and dandy but thats not the issue for Dr. Omi. , rather a deflection from the major hurt thats coming in the next couple of months and to reduce his own culpability.

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I like the doctor telling it like it is, and it was hilarious watching the government trying to defend it and suggesting the doctor shouldn't have said what he said instead.

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Spence said that Bach was here at "our" invitation. Really? You're a resident of Japan? And in the same breath you say that the Japanese government is also complicit? Great, we've got a ship of fools running the show.

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He put himself in harm's way for the children and athletes. Like a hero.

-7 ( +0 / -7 )

Travelling from where? No quarantine. He recklessly put children and athletes he met in harms way.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

Do as I say, not as I do. Not quite right. All animals are equal; some are more equal than others.

Wrong story. Is there an exception to travel bans coming into Japan?

2 ( +2 / -0 )

And politicians wonder why people no longer heed their “emergency declarations”. Fools.

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His activity plan had been approved by the Japanese government

And what a packed and important schedule it must be.

- wander around Ginza

- order that delightful foie gras again

- see about a few bottles of single malt to take home

- phone Coates about accommodation in Paris

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@ Reckless He put himself in harm's way for the children and athletes. Like a hero.

I hope you were joking because I seriously laughed out loud when I read your comment.

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Mega amount of cash changes hands.

Who gets what?

Who pays who off?

Who is the winner?

These questions have all been answered by his return.

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Omi is a disgrace and should be dismissed from his post at once. Mr Suga ignores his advice obviously and acts in the best interest if the country.

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Yet @falseflagsteve 4:42am haven’t been seeing that promised ‘positivity’ and enthusiasm pledged to be express for EACH & EVERY ONE of the Paralympic events & medals covered here since it began.

*- @4:24am: “Mr Suga ignores his advice obviously and acts in the best interest if the country.” -*

Wasn’t that the stance since May 2021 when the JOCLDP announced these Games would continue ‘at any cost’?

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HBJAug. 26  05:25 pm JST

Of course they defend him, he’s basically their boss. What are they going to say - ‘he shouldn’t be here and he’s irresponsible for coming back’??!

He's got a lot of gall and nerve to return to Japan after all the bullying and greedy whining he gave to PM Suga. And Suga kowtowed to him and now look how Covid-19 has spread there.

Michael MachidaAug. 26  06:27 pm JST

Does he not understand how much he is not liked here in Japan?

He should br ashamed to show his face in Japan again.

mu-daAug. 26  10:27 pm JST

Travelling from where? No quarantine. He recklessly put children and athletes he met in harms way.

Total greed, ego and hypocracy.

Scott McNamaraAug. 26  11:09 pm JST

Do as I say, not as I do. Not quite right. All animals are equal; some are more equal than others.

Wrong story. Is there an exception to travel bans coming into Japan?

Ask Nicole Kidman while she's making that movie.

bearandrodentAug. 26  11:59 pm JST

And politicians wonder why people no longer heed their “emergency declarations”. Fools.

ZENJIToday  02:40 am JST

Mega amount of cash changes hands.

Who gets what?

Who pays who off?

Who is the winner?

These questions have all been answered by his return.

And the $10000 Jeopardy! answer is 'Nobody'.

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