Monday, February 21, 2005

Pipe Dream

New York City hosted a site selection delegation from the International Olympic Committee today. New York is one of five finalists to host the 2012 Summer Olympics, but the city has no realistic shot at landing the games.

The Bush campaign used unauthorized images of the Iraqi men's Olympic soccer team in campaign ads last summer. Even after the team objected publicly, Bush continued to run the ads. Several media outlets reported then that Bush's decision effectively killed New York's chances.


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