I think it is a great idea. If he can get the games in Chicago it would be good for the country on several fronts. It will bring in a nice bit of income into our economy, and it may even help to lift the spirits of some people which I never see as a bad thing.
As far as making a point of him being the first on late night t.v. what exactly is your point? How is someone being on Late Night, or The Tonight
Show any worse than the being on MTV, or morning shows like Today, or Good Morning America for that matter?