Sunday, October 04, 2009

Why Chicago Lost Its Olympic Bid

There are a lot of blame and accusations flying around concerning Chicago's anemic showing among the 2016 Summer Olympic bidders. Most blame Bush, but others blame the Obamas, Mayor Daley, Oprah, or even raaaaacism. But more thorough research and a statement made by Eydie Gorme show the true blame:

Yeah, we should blame it on the Bossa Nova and the fact that Chicago has a world-wide reputation as a corrupt town ruled by gangsters with no other redeeming qualities. Detroit would have gotten more IOC votes that Chicago.

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