has any other president done this? I tried to google to see if any previous presidents have made themselves the pitch guy for a cities bid for the Olympics
posted on 10/02/2009 1:54:55 PM PDT
No....One article made a point of it....
"has any other president done this?"
There have been others. Just not from the U.S.
posted on 10/02/2009 1:58:11 PM PDT
by Joe 6-pack
(Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
imagine, if you will..
Houston is vying for the Olympics and Bush went to Copenhagen to personally try and sway the vote. Imagine the outrage from the left about all the problems and here he is, off on a boondoggle.
But since it’s Obamalamadingdong, it’s ok..
posted on 10/02/2009 3:08:48 PM PDT
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I read somewhere the other day that he is the first to personally lobby the Olympic committee.
posted on 10/02/2009 3:47:26 PM PDT
(If you want renewable energy, I'm sure the founding fathers are spinning in their graves.)
has any other president done this? I tried to google to see if any previous presidents have made themselves the pitch guy for a cities bid for the Olympics.
Nope, and the results are why it had never been done previously. This arrogant poseur "lead with his chin", and quite predictably, it got popped for a "knockdown"...
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