Good Riddance Olympics (Metro NY)

Not everybody who’s happy Chicago didn’t get the 2016 Olympics is a right-wing Obama-hating loon:

And so President Obama spent a day in Copenhagen for nothing: The 2016 Olympics will be held in Rio, not Chicago. Adding insult to injury, Obama’s adopted hometown didn’t even make it past the first ballot, being eliminated in the quick-fire round.

Leaving aside the inevitable questions about how the Olympic loss will affect Obama — I keep waiting to see articles analyzing what Jay Leno’s sinking ratings mean for the presidency — I have mixed feelings about the decision… [read more]