ESPN sportswriter William Rhoden explained on
"CBS This Morning" why he had trouble enjoying the opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics.
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#Olympics and why he thinks the games should've been cancelled.
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From Fox News:
"I love the opening ceremonies, march of countries. Then I realized, you know, man, particularly after these last four years, I had it wrong.
Nationalism is not good. We've seen the rise of White nationalism.
Nationalism is not good," he said in a clip flagged by NewsBusters. "And also, this whole idea - I keep thinking back on the Capitol riots, and I saw a lot of, you know, U.S.
"So now when I see the flag and the flag raised, what - what America am I living in? You know, are the ones that don't think, you know, we should be here?" he went on, referring to him and other African