I don’t know what to think about Chicago not getting the Olympics. Is it that Chicagoans don’t bribe people anymore or that they’re simply not good at it anymore? And to be honest, I’m not sure which of those two things would make me more sad:
If the experts are right, the U.S. TV rights for the 2016 games just got cheaper, which means NBC will have more money on hand than it had planned to have. If you’ll excuse me, I have to go ask someone for a raise.