Sunday, September 20, 2009


Okay, when I posted the picture of Obama as a Jedi with the kid in the background? I don't know how I missed it, but apparently there was an entire Chicago 2016 event going on on the South Lawn sometime last week. Amazing! Here are some pictures!

Sometimes, as president, you get to watch fencers.

This version is pretty small, but his expression is actually :O

Who is the cutest sledge hockey team in the country? Why yes you are!


There is actually a bit of news here. It seems fortuitous for Chicago 2016 that the President of the United States is a hometown boy. Throwing the White House's weight behind an Olympics bid whose fate is in the hands of the ever-fickle IOC, however, may not be the best use of political capital. In early September, Obama informed the committee that he would not be flying to Denmark to lobby for his hometown. Do you know who is going, though? His wife.

We here at Mount Olympics will of course keep you up to date with any Chicago 2012-related news. In the meantime, however, I leave you with this:

HAhahaha facial expressions.

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