Ryan Lochte has learned the hard way that the only way for a lie to survive is to have the cooperation of many people. That's what makes lies so hard to get away with as there's so much work involved.
Privilege. It is something that I speak on a lot because I am ever amazed by a) how powerful it is and b) how many people deny that it exists. Of course, the main opponents are those who benefit from it the most.
What’s the number one lesson we’ve learned from the U.S. Swim Team Ryan Lochte debacle? Don’t break stuff. Follow that one rule and all you athletes, amateur and pro, can pretty much do what you want.
Imperialists sure love gold. First Christopher Columbus came looking for it in 1492, he didn't find it, and so he then went about collecting slaves instead. Nowadays rivers and mines have been picked over for the precious metal.
Ryan Lochte is already taking his crisis management person's advice at trying to get ahead of the international mess he's created by doing a public apology on his Instagram account.
You can bet Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz are regretting their early Sunday morning outing with Ryan Lochte after they were pulled from their plane twenty-four hours ago by Brazilian authorities.