The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy has gone international!
Chicago was eliminated as a candidate to host the 2016 Summer Olympics in the first round — which meant Chicago had the lowest score and thus was the first to be tossed out.
Um, um um, Barack Hussein Obama! Um, um um, Barack Hussein Obama! You lose!
As reported by the fawning CNN, Michelle “tugged at the heartstrings” of the International Olympics Committee by focusing on how her father was diagnosed with MS in his early 30s, leaving him nearly unable to walk. She spoke in a halting voice about how he kept getting sicker but still taught her how to play sports while propping himself up on crutches. “Like so many young people, I was inspired” by the Olympics. “I found myself dreaming that maybe, just maybe, if I worked hard enough, I, too, could achieve something great. But I never dreamed the Olympic flame might light up lives in my neighborhood. But today I can.”
[Memo to Michelle: It’s not all about you! What does your dad having multiple sclerosis have to do with Chicago or the Olympics?]
That Obama squandered precious personal-political capital over this quixotic quest points to the man’s grandiose narcissism. As a reporter for Financial Times observes: “Barack and Michelle Obama couched their pitches in biographical terms. By personalising Chicago’s appeal, Mr Obama put his own reputation on the line.”
Politics is a ruthless business. Now, smelling blood, the sharks will gather….
Self-deluded narcissist to the core, Obama still thinks he’s Mr. Wonderful! “I have no doubt that it was the strongest bid possible, and I’m proud that I was able to make that case in person,” Obama said after returning from Copenhagen.
And…shame on the Obamas for squandering humongous amount of fossil fuel by flying FOUR jetplanes to Copenhagen over this. Aren’t they supposed to be environmentalists? Hypocrites!
H/t beloved GiovanniWorld member LittleMissMuffin!