City Paper is not for tourists
So we didn’t get as many golds as China, but we did win more overall medals, and we didn’t do nearly as bad as some places. The National’s Ayman Safadi takes his fellow Middle Easterners to task for getting pwned so hard in Beijing:
Shameful. This is the least that can be said about the performance of Arab countries in the 2008 Olympic games, which ended at the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing on Sunday. The Arabs left the games with seven medals, of which only two were gold. One athlete, Michael Phelps, won more medals than 22 Arab countries.
Read on for a lickin’ like you ain’t never heard.