Sunday, September 8, 2013
Tokyo has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee to host the 2020 Summer Games. IOC President Jacques Rogge has announced the host city for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. Tokyo, Japan beaten Istambul, Turkey and Madrid, Spain.
Comment: This is great news for Japan, at least in the short run. That's great as they could use some good news after suffering through the great earthquake and tsunami that resulted in tens of thousands of deaths (more to come) when you consider the ongoing disaster at Fukushima.
Unfortunately, given the current global geopolitical environment, the Obamanator and Pootie are about to get in a prick waving contest (to see who's the bigger prick) it's just so sad that none of the three cities in contention for the 2020 games will likely be much more than radioactive rubble by the time we get there...