Ralph Lauren Olympics uniforms prompt election-year outrage from Congress

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. Full Story
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Winnemucca, NV

#1 Jul 13, 2012
Why would someone want to change a lovely name like Lifshitz?
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Winnemucca, NV

#3 Jul 13, 2012

Since: Jul 08

Liberty, TX

#4 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.
KD4ZIP

United States

#5 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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