London 2012

The attempt by the Left to present the nation’s pride as a new, “post-imperial”, patriotism, after the olympics just highlights their hypocrisy and opportunism

‘Germans longed for Olympic medals as validation, but were surprised at how London rose to the occasion’

‘Perhaps visiting anthropologists would describe us as crazy. But Britain’s triumph in the Olympics is a tribute to the wisdom and foresight of its tribal leaders’

Politicians and bureaucrats at the IOC have made a mockery of the Olympic ideal. The Games-as-state-propaganda machine makes Soviets of us all

Spirit of London 2012? The best thing that could happen to the Olympic Games would be to send them home

In order to encourage Muslim countries to send more women athletes to the Games, the IOC is allowing them to wear the hijab