1. Made in China

    U.S. Olympic Uniforms Spark Backlash

    This product image released by Ralph Lauren shows U.S. Olympic  athletes, from left, swimmer Ryan Lochte, decathlete Bryan Clay, rower Giuseppe Lanzone and soccer player Heather Mitts  modeling the the official Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade Uniform. As an official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, Ralph Lauren has designed Team USA’s Official Opening and Closing Ceremony Parade Uniforms as well as a unique collection of village wear apparel and accessories which embodies the spirit of American athleticism and sportsmanship. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauren)

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    The preppy uniforms that Ralph Lauren designed and Team USA will sport during the upcoming Olympic Opening ceremonies are patriotically red, white, and blue… and made in China. Controversy over whether it's appropriate for American athletes to be donning outfits manufactured overseas reached Congress on Thursday, as House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi slamming that the uniforms were made in China. Pelosi praised Team USA, saying, "They represent the very best and they're so excellent, it's all so beautiful."  But the kicker: "And they should be wearing uniforms made in America." Boehner agreed, chastising the U.S. Olympic Committee: "You'd think they'd know better." 

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