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updated 7/22/2013 12:46:08 PM ET 2013-07-22T16:46:08

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., wants the U.S. to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia because of NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., wants the U.S. to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia because of NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

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    >>> tonight, the motor mouth from the south. senator lindsey graham . he thinks the united states should consider boycotting the 2014 olympics in russia. graham, you see, he is all twisted up about edward snowden.

    >> i love the olympics but i hate what the russian government is doing throughout the world. i don't know if putting the olympics on the table is the right answer. but i do know this. what we're doing is not working.

    >> the senator would like to boycott the winter olympics for a little show boating? graham wasn't finished. no truly unreasonable scheme is complete without a reference to hitler.

    >> if you could go back in time, would you have allowed aid. on hitler to host the olympics in germany?

    >> comparing snowden's asylum to the ground work for genocide isn't just causing graham to lose his friends on the bob sled team. the senator's comments were soakering enough for speaker bainer to become the voice of reason.

    >> i think he is dead wrong. why would we want to punish u.s. athletes who have been training for three years to compete in the olympics over a traitor who can't find a place to call home?

    >> the u.s. has one olympic boycott in its history. it wasn't over a leaker. it was over a war and an invasion. so you can

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