Is Putin trying to co-opt gay protests by supplying Russia's athletes with rainbow-colored gloves?
Zippo flame starts epic 39,000 mile journey across Russia!
Excerpts from the the footage below of the Olympic torch going out in Moscow, then being relit with a cigarette lighter, have been widely circulated but no blogs we've seen seem to have commented on the rainbow-colored gloves on Russian athletes. Good. AKSARBENT wins!