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The problem with saying you are a virgin and posing naked in magazines is that the world tends not to leave you alone. And so Lolo Jones is not going to disappear from these Olympics, even as she flickered out of the 100-meter hurdles with a fourth-place finish on Tuesday night.

A day later, her name still dangled over the Olympic Stadium because of a morning appearance on the “Today” show during which she cried. She said she was crying because of a column in the New York Times that criticized her for being a marketing creation built more on looks than athletic substance. She said this was unfair. She said the newspaper should be supporting her because it is published on American soil.

The video of her crying made the Internet on Wednesday morning and by afternoon it had become one of those things that everybody was talking about. Was the column fair? Was she too sensitive? Didn’t the two women who finished ahead of her criticize her too?

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