Having attempted the gold medal in racism and sexism, it looks like NBC did indeed follow my urging to add homophobia for the trifecta: the network made fun of racewalking! They played the Benny Hill theme during racewalk highlights, and belittled “racewalking fever.” Looks like dog-whistle homophobia to me. Close enough for the bronze medal anyway.
Where’s the outrage? Coming in three, two, one . . .