In the spirit of The Pig War, we should fix the sport. Japan and Korea and Italy should join the US, Greece, and Canada in the drive to get rid of anonymous judging. Then, if the Korean judge is systematically underscoring the Japanese skater, she can be challenged. Or if the Japanese judge is underscoring the Korean skater. There's no need to throw the baby out with the bathwater. We should consider the wisdom of the British Admiral Baynes in the Pig War:San Juan Island National Historical Park celebrates how individuals and nations can resolve disputes without resorting to violence. For it was here in the mid-1800s that Great Britain and the United States settled ownership of the island through peaceful arbitration.
Throughout the remaining days of July and well into August, Hornby accumulated more marines; the majority veterans of amphibious landings under fire in China. However, Hornby wisely refused to take any action against the Americans until the arrival of Rear Adm. R. Lambert Baynes, commander of British naval forces in the east Pacific. Baynes, appalled at the situation, advised Douglas that he would not "involve two great nations in a war over a squabble about a pig."