tvb wrote:For a group that wraps itself in the flag and the constitution, you guys sure have a strange sense of patriotism. Celebrating America losing? FWIW, something like 85% of the country, including the previous president, supported Chicago's bid. Just goes to show that the loud fringe on the right is increasingly becoming more and more isolated from the mainstream. Kepp jumping the shark boys but be careful not to drown.
85% of the country couldn't point out Chicago on a map.
Almost no one knew this vote was happening until Obama injected himself into it. And only slightly more than ZERO knew about after that.
Please...85% supported it? Where do you come up with this stuff?
Did 85% of the country realize that it was going to gost between $5-%15 BILLION
taxpayer dollars to have the Olympics here?
Did 85% of the country know that not ONE
Olympics in history has EVER
realized the economic advantages the organizers claim?