If there were two schools in your town and you had to choose which one you would send your children to, you wouldn't choose the one where 50 out of 500 children had received all A grades over a school where 20 out of 100 children received A grades. So the same is true for the Stolenwealth Games.
The first thing to do when looking to do a per capita comparison is to google to see if anyone else has already done the donkey work. Fortunately the good people who work for Stats New Zealand have done this. Presumably they like to do this so they can stick two fingers up at the country next door with a much larger population which is of course both childish and very convenient as that's what we're about to do.
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Now of course it wouldn't be like this at the Olympic Games with all those good countries taking part. But wouldn't you all rather lose to the USA and China as part of your own country than lose as part of Team GB?
And then when we did win a medal, wouldn't it be that much more special to win with Cymru written across your top rather than Team GB. Wouldn't it be more special having Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau played on the podium rather than that dirge to Betty. Wouldn't it be amazing to see Y Ddraig Goch flown on the podium instead of the Union Rag. Wouldn't it just be great to be from Wales whether you won or lost and not, as at present, just when you lose?
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