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Chicago 2016: When will we ever learn?


I can't say I am unhappy about the 2016 summer games not coming to Chicago. But what a waste of time, money, talent, leadership and political capital just to learn, once again, that the world hates America...

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  • Cayan Schpie 4 years ago

    Nor am I unhappy to see that the IOC was willing to rebuff the
    "BIG Os" -- Obama and Oprah. It was a waste of all that even if
    the world didn't hate America. Would be nice to see it
    penetrate the thick skulls of Americans as to why that may be
    On the other hand, what did it cost us -- the equivalent of a
    few minutes in Iraq and Afghanistan?

  • mr 4 years ago

    I don't go along with your remark about the world hating America I think that the size and celebrity of the delegation worked against us. The committee felt like they were being overwhelmed.

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