Russian Gymnast "Divas" and Other Shady NBC Tropes

“NBC… produced fluff pieces that made Deva and Round Lake, the Romanian and Russian team training centers, look like Dickensian orphanages where families abandoned their athletically gifted children — while showing America’s Dominique Moceanu playing on a seesaw.”
 — MMM HMM. It’s been like this for ages, but it was really particularly hard to enjoy yesterday’s amazing Olympics gymnastics with the high level of broadcast idiocy going on!