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We Need To Talk About The Worst Part of Men’s Olympic Swimming

Someone had to say something.

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What you are about to see is the sad reality of an otherwise beautiful sport.

The dark side of something so objectively great.

In the words of the great God Warrior, Miss Marguerite Perrin:

For the pube purists like me, it's hard to watch.

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Some may even call it "triggering" or even "problematic."

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A personal attack on body hair.

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A detriment to society.

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The literal worst.

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To all those saying: "Well, it makes them faster."

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"Fish don't have hair" etc.

HOW DARE YOU?! DELETE IT.

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Look what it did to this Australian swimmer:

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NOW LOOK ME IN THE EYE AND TELL ME WHICH IS BETTER?!

Even Michael Phelps is a victim here:

RIP that happy trail.
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RIP that happy trail.

Someone has to stand up for the little guy.

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WE ARE ALL KEYBOARD WARRIORS HERE.

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#FREETHEFOLLICLES...

...or just watch water polo instead because the fur is abundant and flowing.

Amen.
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Amen.

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