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Second City, First to Go

Well, sure called that one wrong. No Olympics for Chicago. I made the easy assumption that President Obama wouldn’t go all that way to Denmark just to be embarrassed by a bunch of international sportocrats. Turns out that Chicago didn’t even make it to the semis. Perhaps Obama’s ineluctable magic has left him. One hopes his meeting with General McChrystal went better.

– Geoffrey Norman is editor of

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