There are plenty of compelling narratives to go around this Olympics, and if what you need to really get into the spirit of competition is a little drama, NBC's got you covered because network television has figured out that Clash of Nations is just too bellicose a sell for the summer games. Far better, figure the TV producers, to inject a little human suffering into each competition, that way viewers will feel guilty for not tuning in and supporting a one-armed gymnast whose parents made her do meth with them, and whose body, btw, is riddled with cancer.

via HuffPo [HuffPo]