Some Chicago officials say anti-American resentment likely played a role in Chicago's Olympic bid dying in the first round Friday.They can't even recall their own ridiculous rhetoric. "The world loves Amnericans they just hate George W Bush", remember?
President Obama could not undo in one year the resentment against America that President Bush and others built up for years, they said.
"There must be" resentment against America, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said, near the stage where he had hoped to give a victory speech in Daley Center Plaza. "The way we [refused to sign] the Kyoto Treaty, we misled the world into Iraq. The world had a very bad taste in its mouth about us. But there was such a turnaround after last November. The world now feels better about America and about Americans. That's why I thought the president's going was the deal-maker."
Sunday, October 04, 2009
Talk about some tortured spin...
Posted by traderrob at 6:01 AM