Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 12/18/13
Here we go again with the red, white and boos.Less than two years after being criticized for having the U.S. Olympic team's uniforms made in China, the U.S. Olympic Committee has another wardrobe malfunction on its hands.The red-white-and-blue mittens the group is selling to raise funds for winter athletes were produced in China.Yup. A tag says "Made in China" right on the inside of the "Go USA" embroidered on the outside.The USOC is charging $14 a pair for the blue hand-warmers that have the word "Go" embroidered in red on the left mitten and "USA" on the right. Also part of that left mitten is the tag, which says the gloves are "100% acrylic," ''One Size Fits Most" and "Made in China."USOC spokesman Patrick Sandusky said the "official" mittens being worn by the athletes at the opening ceremony are made in the USA. They're also available to the public for $98 a pair on the Ralph Lauren Team USA website, which proudly proclaims its products are "Made in America" almost everywhere yo...
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