posted on Oct, 2 2009 @ 03:47 PM
I recall something I heard a while ago.............actually, I have been hearing it even recently. Something like............."You lost. Get over
it." So America, you lost the bid to host the 2016 Olympic games. Get over it.
Besides, the spin is on already that this is a good thing
because it leaves open the opportunity to host the 2020 games!!
So some Republicans have gloated. Oh, well. Are they right to do so? Not in my universe. Am I going to suddenly become a Democrat supporter because of
this? No way, no how. I would just probably have to then turn around and become a Republican supporter because of what some ignorant Democrat
supporters will undoubtedly do or say in just a few days or so if I followed that line of thinking.
In all fairness, I was rooting for Rio, anyway. Because I can imagine the colorful and culturally rich opening ceremonies that I will get to watch on
Now I know that Rio isn't a great bastion of safety for tourists and residents alike. But oh the international embarassment were a tourist to get
caught in a crossfire between rival Chicago gangs, and maybe even beat to death with boards, while some punk thug takes videos of it all on a cell
phone, laughing and saying, "Dayuummmm!" about it all. Besides that, Michigan needs the boost in tourism and construction dollars more than
[edit on 2-10-2009 by kyred]