Dan and Mike have been maintaining for a while that the Olympic bid is now or never, and the deputy mayor makes the point particularly strongly in the Washington Post today:
“Our bid today is a combination of a unique series of resources that I’m not sure are replicable,” Doctoroff said in an interview. Read More
If the mayor sounded a little panicky about New York’s Olympic bid the other day, he’s not the only one getting worried.
The London Observer (no formal relation to this blog, though we like them) reported Sunday that “London has in effect abandoned hope of winning the 2012 Olympic Games, because it Read More
Standing before a crowd of high-school students that had been nicely primed—the students leaped to their feet as they watched gymnasts Paul and Morgan Hamm execute simultaneous back-flips—the last thing Mayor Bloomberg expected was a razzing.
By half the auditorium.
Nevertheless, for a good 20 seconds at A. Philip Randolph High School in Harlem Read More