Win silver for the US, carry both US and Mexican flag

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    This was sooooo wrong! He was there representing the United States....NOT Mexico! If he wanted to represent Mexico then he should have stayed there.
     
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    Bad taste in my opinion.....
     
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    i believe his family brought him here as a young boy. so he couldn't just stay there. that said, if wanted to represent mexico, he could as he holds dual citizenship. i have a strong hunch if he chose to represent mexico, he would not carry both mexico and the us flag.
     
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    Obviously bad taste.
    As the article states - it would be fine if this was an individual competition somewhere....but it is not, it is the Olympics..which is most definitely not about the individual.
     
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    I agree.
     
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    They would never stand for that shit in Mexico, thats why.
     
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    I doubt anyone on the right would mind if he carried a confederate battle jack along with the U.S. flag. Free speech, right?
     
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    He can kiss any fees he might have earned good buy. This was a bad decision.
     
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    Almost all the sports in the olympics are individual sports.
     

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