COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Rio de Janeiro will host the Olympics after winning over Madrid in the final round of voting among on Friday.UPDATE: The cost of a "stupid and unnecessary" Presidential trip to Copenhagen? Over $10 million. I can't help thinking this debacle will affect the President (and his claque) more than all the others.
In an astonishing start to the voting, Chicago, the odds-on favorite, went out in the first round, despite receiving unprecedented support from United States President Barack Obama and the first lady.
UPDATE 2: CNN: "What do you mean Chicago's out? That doesn't follow the narrative!"