Someone else’s sweat

The Olympic games,
Taking over my TV.
Patriotic sweat?

I have a lot of respect for athletes.
I have a lot less for fans.
How watching a poor soul sweating every drops of their body to be the fastest, the strongest, or the whatever-est is creating nationalistic pride is for me a complete mystery.
You hear them after each match, after each successful event: “We won”. Well, here’s the truth, Mr Fan, you didn’t. The person on the TV did all the work. That isn’t your victory.

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