Saturday, September 12, 2009

Michelle Obama to Make Pitch for Chicago Olympics

(AP photo)

Michelle Obama will travel to Copenhagen on October 2nd to make the sales pitch for Chicago to host the 2016 Olympics. While many are disappointed that the President is not making the pitch himself, as did Tony Blair for the London Olympics, it should be noted that the President's presence is not required, and Michelle is just as popular (or more) as a celebrity personality. The President, by sending the First Lady to Copenhagen sends the message of just how important the Olympics are to Chicago and what a great honor it would be to host the 2016 games for the city.

For more click link to read post from CBS News.

http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/09/11/politics/politicalhotsheet/entry5303850.shtml