Ralph Lauren Olympics uniforms prompt election-year outrage from Congress

Full story: The Washington Post

Several lawmakers, mostly Democrats, unloaded this week on the U.S. Olympic Committee after news reports that U.S. athletes in this year's London Games will wear outfits designed by American Ralph Lauren but manufactured mostly in China.
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Jul 13, 2012
 
Why would someone want to change a lovely name like Lifshitz?
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Jul 13, 2012
 
Some idiot on the Olympic committee oughta lose his position for okaying the uniforms for two reasons: they were made in China, and the Ralph Lauren logo, the polo pony, is right there on the front pocket. How come the commitee had to pay to advertise for Lauren? That's what the shirt/jacket logo amounts to - advertising.
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Jul 19, 2012
 
Selfsame wrote:
Some idiot on the Olympic committee oughta lose his position for okaying the uniforms for two reasons: they were made in China, and the Ralph Lauren logo, the polo pony, is right there on the front pocket. How come the commitee had to pay to advertise for Lauren? That's what the shirt/jacket logo amounts to - advertising.
Any idea where the competitors' athletic equipment was manufactured? Does any of that stuff have corporate logos on it?? I rest my case.

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