Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
That warms my heart.
The baton is passed.And he deserved to carry our flag in the opening ceremonies.
Yes, he deserved to carry the flag despite the fact that he's not a Muslim...
Or a woman, or a He-jab wearer, or black, or progressive.
If Michael Phelps was a country, he'd be ranked 32nd on the all-time medal count. That's all-time, as in everything a country has won in 120 years and 28 Summer Olympics. More:http://www.foxsports.com/olympics/gallery/28-incredible-facts-about-michael-phelps-28-olympic-medals-23-golds-count-how-many-081316