Obama to Make Olympic Pitch By Michael A. Fletcher President Obama will travel to Denmark on Thursday to lend his weight to efforts to land the 2016 summer Olympics for his adopted hometown of Chicago, the White House said Monday. Obama will join first lady Michelle Obama, senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and a contingent of Chicagoans to make make a final effort to persuade the International Olympic Committee to award the games to Chicago. The committee is scheduled to announce its decision on Friday.
We have to have our priorities in order. Forget about those pesky missiles being fired in Iran. Chicago wants the summer Olympics.