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London Wins 2012 Olympic Bid.

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London has won its bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Congratulations to them.

Financial Times: "French fury after shock defeat of Paris bid"

Reuters India: "France stunned and confused as London wins Olympic bid"

The Christian Science Monitor: "Adding to French malaise, London wins Olympics"

Ha. France is living in Jimmy Carter days. The French really need to get over themselves.

Will Franklin gives it his olympian effort at WILLisms.com.


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Comments (6)

On the sports talk radio th... (Below threshold)
BigFire:

On the sports talk radio this morning, it was speculated that when NY was balloted out, the American network (NBC) throws their weight behind London to insured that Paris doesn't get the bid.

"Now we just feel like lose... (Below threshold)
LJD:

"Now we just feel like losers in lots of things..."

I guess the French are finally getting it. Open Chirac's mouth, insert Le Foot.

Even Hillary was publicly s... (Below threshold)
TJ:

Even Hillary was publicly stumping for New York to get the Olympic bid. Looks like she doesn't have much influence with the Olympic commitee.
I 'm just gald Paris didn't get it...

Perhaps the IOC members are... (Below threshold)

Perhaps the IOC members are more fond of haggis than originally thought....

Well, let them eat frog leg... (Below threshold)
BorgQueen:

Well, let them eat frog legs!

HA!...HA!...oui! oui!... (Below threshold)
Zsa Zsa:

HA!...HA!...oui! oui!




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