Meghan McCain boycotts the 2022 Beijing Olympics: the “genocide games”
Meghan McCain will not be watching the Winter Olympics this year in Beijing.
The 37-year-old former ‘The View’ co-host slammed the games on Friday, the same day the sports show kicked off its opening day, tweeting his thoughts on alleged human rights violations in the city.
“There is no reason to watch a Winter Olympics that delays and spreads propaganda for a regime that is committing true genocide and ethnic cleansing,” she said. “Besides poisoning the world and killing 6 million people. Absolute shame on the international community for that.
The art showed a hockey player with blood on his face shield beating a man with his game stick.
Last December, Joe Biden’s administration said it would not send diplomatic representatives to the Beijing Games. Countries like Australia, Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom have also refused to send representatives to attend the Olympics.
“The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games given the PRC’s ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, and other human rights abuses rights,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at the time. , using the acronym for the People’s Republic of China.
She added that while “the Team USA athletes have our full support, we will be behind them 100% as we cheer them on from home, we will not be contributing to the fanfare of the games.”
NBC also refused to air an advertisement criticizing China during the 2022 Winter Olympics.
The 30-second commercial was bought by Florida GOP Rep. Mike Waltz and called the event “the Genocide Games.” The congressman also called on major American companies to participate.
“It’s the equivalent of holding the Olympics in Germany in the 1940s or in Rwanda during their atrocities,” Waltz told The Post on Feb. 5. [International Olympic Committee] did not move the games.
The spot highlighted companies for their working relationship with China, including places such as Visa, Coca-Cola, Nike, Intel and Procter & Gamble.