Skip to comments.Obama's Olympic Failure Highlights Limits of His International Appeal
Posted on 10/03/2009 1:12:05 PM PDT by Chet 99
This wasn't supposed to happen to him.
It may have only been the Olympics but President Obama's high-profile failure to win the games for Chicago has raised serious questions about his perceived international star power.
The president's last-minute appeal for his home city to host the 2016 Summer Games fell flat when Chicago was knocked out in the first round. The top prize eventually went to Rio de Janeiro.
Now critics are asking: If Obama can't sway Olympic officials, how can he wring concessions from Iran on its nuclear program, secure crucial support from allies to overhaul two wars or rebuild the U.S. image in the Middle East?
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The entire world now knows he’s a weak, walking egotistical empty-suit who couldn’t do squat without his muscle-armed wife...
Instead of saying “peace be with you” to brack obama, the world said, “piss be with you.” Hooray for the world.
But I thought The One was going to be loved all over the World unlike GWB. Ha Ha!
When 200,000 showed up in Berlin for Obama(and a lot of rock groups) he thought he was on his way to
becoming King Of The Planet.
Also he has silly, girly hands.
Perfect shot, Berlin_Freeper! And congratulations on your daughter - she’s gorgeous!
Yes indeed - Thank You Very Much! :D
Apparently, he can't even do much with his wife. They both embarrassed themselves and their country with ludicrous and childish "all-about-me" pleas.
I ditto the baby....a cutie!
Thanky You too lonestar :)
I am so relieved that Chicago was slapped down. Can anyone imagine the hype, graft, and nonsense we would have had to put up with if the IOC chose Chicago?
Now we don’t need Mr. O to stick around. He would have used the Olympics as an excuse for deserving a second term.