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Last week my website published an internal memo co-authored by Chuck Wielgus, the CEO of USA Swimming, in which the U.S. Olympic Committee’s national sport governing outlined what it seems to think is a bold new strategy to combat all the negative press it has gotten for a generation’s accumulation of anecdotes of coach sexual abuse of underage athletes — all accompanied by systematic denial and cover-up.

That bold new strategy can be summarized thusly: better PR.


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