Columns
Jul 26, 2015
For The Daily Beast: Our Cynical Politicians Could Learn a Lot From Special Olympians

In Mike Barnicle’s latest column for The Daily Beast, he describes the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 and the jubilant, all-too-rare example it provides of seeing the world coming together for a common good. Mike reminds us that the greatest disability is fear: “…there were the Iraqis and the Americans, the French, and athletes from Congo, India, Canada, Mexico, Japan… a world of people with intellectual disabilities who seemed to understand the concept of togetherness, inclusion, equality, diversity, fearlessness and courage far better than those who loudly proclaim their own partisan views and narrow politics that have so divided this country and others too.” Read the entire column here.

Our Cynical Politicians Could Learn a Lot From Special Olympians

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/07/26/our-cynical-politicians-could-learn-a-lot-from-special-olympians.html