Sunday, October 4, 2009

Cancel My Move to Chicago

Sure, it's still about seven years down the road, but I was already plotting my move to Chicago in time for the 2016 Olympics. I know that there's really nothing good about the sports teams of the Windy or their fans, but it's one of my favorite cities that I've ever visited. I was ready to plan a move their and work for something Olympic related come 2016, but that dream has died, and I'm about as in shock as that guy up there making the O-face.

I thought that the IOC would welcome a chance to come back to the states, but that must have just been my "I'm an American so I'm better than you" attitude. I really thought that with the backing of my boy Obama and the venues and entertainment that Chicago could offer, that they'd be a lock for the international competition. Instead, they were the first city eliminated. Yikes. Perhaps the IOC was a little concerned about coming back to America, what with the bribery scandals of the Salt Lake Winter Games and the fact that, oh I don't know, there was a freaking bombing the last time America had a Summer Games.

Still, very disappointing, as not only would it have been cool to have the Olympics so close to us, but a few of the Olympic events would have floated into Wisconsin, especially the Madison area. So cancel my move to Chicago, and I highly doubt that I'll be moving to Rio de Janeiro.


Unknown said...

George W. would have went to Copenhagen and brought back the Olympics.

Total Pageviews


This site is not affiliated with, nor endorsed or sponsored by, the University of Wisconsin.