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Tokyo Olympics are sign of light at end of pandemic tunnel: Bach

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Tokyo Olympics are sign of light at end of pandemic tunnel: Bach

Well that's just great, Bach. If that's even your real name. Wake us up and let us know when that happens. Because no one else is feeling that at all.

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what people in Japan need is scientific basis at least, not a cheep poem from IOC president.

Present PM Suga had said similar comment when he stops state of emergency. but his statements and actual consequences about Covid-19 are always exact opposite.

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It's not good when you see the light. It means that you are near to the end.

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The optimist in me wants to think of these kind of irresponsible declarations as trying to purposefully antagonize people so cancellation becomes easier.

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Ooh, that's a relief. Where would we be without the infinite wisdom of Mr. Bach?

Olympic presidents, politicians, business leaders and the crony hangers-on, all of them venal to the core. I do my absolute best to keep away from such people and the organisations or institutions that they represent. It isn't always easy but I do try.

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That light is an oncoming train, you idiot.

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We now don't deserve the luxury of a postponement option, due the stubbornness/appalling greed of the government

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Does this a-hole lives in some kind of hallucinatory world?

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Covid is getting WORSE worldwide. Fact. Yet this dummy still wants to press ahead with a worldwide sports event to show there "is light at the end of the tunnel"?

Madness. Cancel or postpone.

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We see, or start to see, the light at the end of the tunnel.

Of course he’s simply reading from a script; but the light he sees is perhaps that of an oncoming train.

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What is this incompetent dolt talking about?

I also need to apologize to Bach-san. He is not an incompetent dolt, but a corrupt dolt.

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... less than 1% (the forum software doesn't like the less-than sign)

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Is it even in the single digits yet

No, according to the CNN tracker, it's still

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Anything for the money, Bach san?

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What percentage of the population in Japan has been vaccinated? Is it even in the single digits yet? The light cannot seen at the end of the tunnel, as we have only just entered the tunnel.

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Oh, and you are now a medical expert? I have not heard one medical or academic expert say that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Many medical experts are hopeful that the vaccination will be able to control this virus but they say it with hesitancy because of the disproportionate distribution throughout the world. Of all places, look at how slow the roll out is in the host country, for crying out loud...

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Vested interest much?

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What is this incompetent dolt talking about?

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