Obama: FIFA should have given us the 2022 World Cup instead of Qatar

posted at 5:43 pm on December 2, 2010 by Allahpundit

Er, no, they shouldn’t have, although of course Obama’s answer was the smart one politically. For starters, soccer was, is, and always will be a lost cause here. FIFA’s better off stirring up interest in the Muslim world, where they might get some marginal return in fan attention, instead of wasting another tourney on our market. Beyond that, it’ll be high-larious watching soccer fanatics try to cope with 110 degree heat and shari’a law that makes alcohol scarce and shorts and t-shirts “inappropriate” attire — even for men. (Russia, which was awarded the 2018 Cup today, promises pretty much the opposite problems.) That’s assuming, of course, that Qatar still has those regulations in place by 2022. The great hope, as is always the case when a repressive regime hosts a major sports event, is that the promise of tourism revenue and global media attention will lead them to liberalize. Tunku Varadarajan wishes upon a star:

Most significantly, this is the first time that the world has entrusted a global event to a Muslim, Arab country, and it was moving to see Qatar’s charming young crown prince choke up with emotion as he gave his thanks for the vote of confidence. There can hardly have been an onlooker who would not have wanted to go up to the young man and shake his hand.

I believe that the Qatar World Cup will be a most effective weapon against al Qaeda and the forces of Islamist darkness. Arab society has seen the world embrace it in a truly global enterprise, and will, I believe, rise to the challenge—a challenge that includes not merely effective organization, but a transformation of traditional ways into cosmopolitan ones. Qatar will play host to tens of thousands of fans from around the world—men and women who will expect to sit together, women who will expect total equality and the right to dress as they please, fans who will want—and not expect to be denied—a drink…Fans who will have no truck with religious police, modesty police, or killjoys of any kind. And if Israel qualifies, Qatar will not be able to deny it the right to play, for the first time, on Arab soil. Think of that.

All this could be electrifying and transformative—the 2022 World Cup could, without exaggeration, bring about a cultural revolution.

Could be, although China’s a culture in need of a little revolutionizin’ too and the Beijing Olympics haven’t seemed to make much of a dent. There’s also a question, as there was with the South Africa Cup, of whether spending billions on soccer is the best investment a third-world country can make. Probably not an issue in this particular case, though: Thanks to black gold, Qatar boasts the second highest per capita income of any nation on earth and is promising to spend upwards of $50 billion(!) on infrastructure if need be to make things run smoothly. They’re also vowing to share the wealth with poorer countries — sort of:

Central to their bid was a revolutionary cooling system that would use solar power to provide zero-carbon air conditioning to cool the stadiums, technology that has the potential to transform the lives of tens of millions living near the equator.

And it is the legacy that a Middle Eastern World Cup could bring that has arguably persuaded FIFA to take a risk on Qatar. After the tournament, Qatar has promised to dismantle the modular stadiums and rebuild them in third world countries who can’t afford their own.

We’ll see. For your viewing pleasure below, a recent highlight of the Qatari team in action. Don’t expect the host nation to be hoisting the Cup in 2022, even with 12 years to prepare. Exit question: Is a country with a total population of around a million people really equipped to host an event like this? Said Eric Wynalda, a former U.S. team player, “a successful World Cup would mean the attendance would be twice the population.”


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Then again, having all those infidels handy, makes grabbing some up and slicing their heads off for the glory of allah, very convenient.

Rebar on December 2, 2010 at 5:46 PM

“Chicago’s out”???

PatMac on December 2, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Soccer sucks Obama ball.

catmman on December 2, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Rebar on December 2, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Oddly enough, I doubt that’ll happen.

Allahpundit on December 2, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Weren’t we down this road before?

Kini on December 2, 2010 at 5:48 PM

I watched a lot of the World Cup games this year and came to several conclusions:

1) No matter what the sport the whole world is always rooting against the USA.

2) If the USA cared half as much about soccer as we do about football, then the USA would win every other World Cup. (see point one)

Tommy_G on December 2, 2010 at 5:51 PM

I was a crappy soccer player but Dear Lord!

SurferDoc on December 2, 2010 at 5:51 PM

I like the snub, but have to point out that Qatar is around 120 degrees in July.

Vashta.Nerada on December 2, 2010 at 5:51 PM

I doubt some of the teams would want to go threw our TSA groping just to play here.

portlandon on December 2, 2010 at 5:53 PM

Obowma’s Christmas, errr Holiday gift:

A tee shirt with the slogan – I went to get the 2022 World Cup and all I got was this lousy vuvuzela. VRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 5:53 PM

So the 12 year debate of how to pronounce Qatar begins.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:55 PM

I doubt some of the teams would want to go threw our TSA groping just to play here.

portlandon on December 2, 2010 at 5:53 PM

Only the French, several times.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 5:55 PM

U.S. team player, “a successful World Cup would mean the attendance would be twice the population.”

In the 1994 World Cup in America, 3.8 million people attending all the games (obviously some people attended more than one game).

WashJeff on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

Tommy_G on December 2, 2010 at 5:51 PM

Too bad soccer sucks. Make the field smaller or put more men on the field and give a possession clock to the teams and then you got somethin’ going on.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

Oddly enough, I doubt that’ll happen.

Allahpundit on December 2, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Agreed. After all, Muslims ARE the soul of discretion.

misterpeasea on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

Jihadis have to the opportunity to give a whole new meaning to the term “soccer hooligan”.

Bishop on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

Can’t wait to see the hijinks that will surround the participation of the Israeli team.

sandspur on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

So the 12 year debate of how to pronounce Qatar begins.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:55 PM

Atleast Obama settled the Pakistan pronunciation.

portlandon on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

So the 12 year debate of how to pronounce Qatar begins.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:55 PM

It’s pronounced corpse-man in Austrian.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

WashJeff on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

I think he meant Qatar’s population.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

Remember how we were told the world would love Obama?

Copenhagen Olympic meeting — disaster.
2022 World Cup — disaster.

This guy isn’t good enough to be an amateur.

either orr on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

Then again, having all those infidels handy, makes grabbing some up and slicing their heads off for the glory of allah, very convenient.

Rebar on December 2, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Matching them person for person should actually make that far more inconvenient.

Esthier on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

I cant help but wonder how personally Barry is taking the “snub” maybe he should be put on suicide watch

Daveyardbird on December 2, 2010 at 5:59 PM

I wonder how the crown prince will feel if Israel makes it?

I hope they do. I really, really hope they do.

Lily on December 2, 2010 at 5:59 PM

marginal return in fan attention

Soccer is big in the Middle East.

Phoenician on December 2, 2010 at 5:59 PM

Thanks to black gold, Qatar boasts the second highest per capita income of any nation on earth and is promising to spend upwards of $50 billion(!) on infrastructure if need be to make things run smoothly.

Wonder what a solid gold vuvuzela sounds like?

jon1979 on December 2, 2010 at 6:00 PM

Too bad soccer sucks. Make the field smaller or put more men on the field and give a possession clock to the teams and then you got somethin’ going on.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

Anything to make it interesting. I want to like soccer.

Esthier on December 2, 2010 at 6:00 PM

Obama’s answer was the smart one politically.

Actually, it sounds childish and sulky and most unpresidential.

KittyLowrey on December 2, 2010 at 6:00 PM

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

We’ve got a sport that where the rules and playing is almost exactly the same. It’s called hockey and it’t damn exciting!

Tommy_G on December 2, 2010 at 6:00 PM

That’s a pretty dumb choice. Qatar? Is that a joke?

Now one of the slots has to go to the Qatar team?

the 2022 World Cup could, without exaggeration, bring about a cultural revolution.

Then again, it might not.

reaganaut on December 2, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Remember how we were told the world would love Obama?

Copenhagen Olympic meeting — disaster.
2022 World Cup — disaster.

This guy isn’t good enough to be an amateur.

either orr on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

It really is ridiculous. Obama’s election win was supposed to restore the standing of the United States in eyes of other nations, and they still kick us in the butt.

Soon enough, they are going to have to tie a pork chop around Barry’s neck to get Bo the dog to come to him.

portlandon on December 2, 2010 at 6:01 PM

I think he meant Qatar’s population.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

He did. 3.8M attending 1994 world cup in USA versus 1M people living in Qatar. Can 1M population state handle that kind of attendence? No.

WashJeff on December 2, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Qatar???

Seriously??

JohnGalt23 on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Kind of OT (Sports related)

Anyone else looking forward to the carnage in Cleveland when LeBron James returns to play basketball tonight?

I predict garbage to fall down like rain, and atleast 30 people to rush the floor.

EPIC.

portlandon on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

We’ve got a sport that where the rules and playing is almost exactly the same. It’s called hockey and it’t damn exciting!

Tommy_G on December 2, 2010 at 6:00 PM

Hockey isn’t our sport. It’s Canada’s, and it sucks.

Our sport is football.

misterpeasea on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

For starters, soccer was, is, and always will be a lost cause here.

Sure, up until a couple years ago. But then with the US team doing well, and especially during this past World Cup in Africa, more and more Americans are watching soccer than ever before.

Landon Donovan became a household name.

JetBoy on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

*basking in the warm glow of yet another Obama failure*

Gee, remember Ronald Reagan getting all worked up about loosing a World Cup soccer bid?

Neither do I.

Just another example of how out of touch Barry is with America.

turfmann on December 2, 2010 at 6:04 PM

Oddly enough, I doubt that’ll happen.

Allahpundit on December 2, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Infidels are grabbed up all the time for human sacrifice to the brutal god of islam. Just because you don’t hear about it in the MSM doesn’t mean it’s not happening.

Example: an archbishop was beheaded by a muslem months ago, how many folks heard about it? Muslems have beheaded people in Europe and right here in America recently.

All those infidels lording it up in islamic lands, you know every terrorist worth his she-goat is going to want in on that action. Mohammad demanded human sacrifice from his followers, and they are happy to oblige.

Rebar on December 2, 2010 at 6:04 PM

Landon Donovan became a household name.

JetBoy on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Who?

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Too bad they ruined a nice Football field with Soccer

flytier on December 2, 2010 at 6:06 PM

“Chicago’s out”???

PatMac on December 2, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Hah.

di butler on December 2, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Landon Donovan became a household name.

JetBoy on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Sorry, Jet, but who? I even watched some of the world cup. Maybe it’s just my house though.

Esthier on December 2, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Landon Donovan became a household name.

JetBoy on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Who?

misterpeasea on December 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM

They should have caught on years ago when even Pele couldn’t get people in America excited about soccer. Only the yuppie parents who don’t want any of their children disappointed are enthused by soccer.

flytier on December 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Landon Donovan became a household name.
JetBoy on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Oh yeah right up there with A-Rod, Favre, and Gretzky. Everyone knows who Brandon Londonvan is…or whatever.

Bishop on December 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Our sport is football.

misterpeasea on December 2, 2010 at 6:03 PM

There are 30 NHL teams and only 5 are from Canada, sounds like an American sport to me. Beside no team in the history of history has ever had a better looking logo than the Chicago Blackhawks.

Tommy_G on December 2, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Soccer is big in the Middle East.
Phoenician on December 2, 2010 at 5:59 PM

Because they use human heads for the ball.

Bishop on December 2, 2010 at 6:10 PM

. Everyone knows who Brandon Londonvan is…or whatever.

Bishop on December 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Isn’t he famous for marrying a “Spice Girl”!?!/..:)

Dire Straits on December 2, 2010 at 6:11 PM

Reagan got us the 94 world cup.

Patricksp on December 2, 2010 at 6:11 PM

For starters, soccer was, is, and always will be a lost cause here.

No way. It’s the biggest youth sport around.

Just because it’s not huge at the professional level doesn’t mean much. The only reason why it hasn’t caught on professionally, is that they can’t stop the match every 3 minutes to bombard you with idiotic beer commercials.

I’m a fan of both types of football, too.

reaganaut on December 2, 2010 at 6:12 PM

I wonder how they’ll handle the terror threat.

You don’t think for a second that radical Muslims will tolerate boozing and other infidel activities on Muslim land without putting up some sort of fight, do you?

amerpundit on December 2, 2010 at 6:12 PM

That is twelve years away. We just have to hang on a dozen more years before soccer hooliganism turns Islam into a kitten. Cause 1400 years of a soul enslaving ideology can’t cope with soccer whores. Tunku WTF?

BL@KBIRD on December 2, 2010 at 6:12 PM

Who?

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Sorry, Jet, but who? I even watched some of the world cup. Maybe it’s just my house though.

Esthier on December 2, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Who?

misterpeasea on December 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Holy mo y’all are killin’ me :D

Perhaps I’m a little wrong on the name recognition…but I mean, come on! Landon Donovan is perhaps the best soccer player in the US. And was instrumental in getting the US team as far as they went in the last World Cup. His name was everywhere, or so I thought.

JetBoy on December 2, 2010 at 6:13 PM

There can hardly have been an onlooker who would not have wanted to go up to the young man and shake his hand.

Actually, I would probably pass on shaking the Crown Prince’s hand.

The last thing we need is another muslim complaining about an American woman forcing him to shake her hand against his will.

JadeNYU on December 2, 2010 at 6:13 PM

I think we have the Obamateurism of the Week.

Slowburn on December 2, 2010 at 6:15 PM

Soccer: Its a communist plot to take over the world.

Big Orange on December 2, 2010 at 6:16 PM

2022, 2022???
Won’t we all be dead by then? Global warm…..uh, cool……
or climate chan…., no water, no trees, no food, no polar bears! Dammitt, something’s gonna get us by then!!!

FOWG1 on December 2, 2010 at 6:17 PM

The reason soccer hasn’t caught on is that it’s basically a track meet with a ball bouncing around.

Bishop on December 2, 2010 at 6:17 PM

Remember how we were told the world would love Obama?

Copenhagen Olympic meeting — disaster.
2022 World Cup — disaster.

This guy isn’t good enough to be an amateur.

either orr on December 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM

Just a few more Obowmafailures:
Global warming conference, Japan summit, beer summit, 2010 mid-term elections, healthcare, economy, bailouts, deficit, national debt, Washington DC corruption, bribes, North Korea attacks South Korea, kickbacks, Gulf oil spill, offshore oil drilling ban, green economy, no nuclear power plants, no natural gas drilling increases, extending Bush tax cuts, no support for the Iranian uprising, in Venezuela, supported the exiled leader, student loan takeover, home loan takeover, TARP, GM, cash for clunkers, cash for caulkers, cash for appliances, Acorn election fraud, SEIU thugs, black panther election thugs, AG Eric Holder, our southern border, Arizona illegal alien lawsuit, sends 200 national guard troops to the AZ border as monitors for 6 months, voting present, let me eat my waffles, my shrimp, my ice cream, my slurpee, cars in the ditch, NYC date night, NYC flyover in Airforce One, SEIU union leaders 22 visits to the White House, corpseman, speaking Austrian, Europe is a country, DVD of Obowma speeches, muslims invented navigation, writing and math, Winston Churchill bust returned to the UK, the bows to a Saudi King……

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 6:17 PM

I wonder how the MSM is going to react when they find out that all the infrastructure that’s going to be built for this event will be made my slave labor. Hmmmmm…Racist!!!

Lance Murdock on December 2, 2010 at 6:19 PM

Here is a fact the US 94 world cup is still the most attended World Cup ever. How close Qatar is to Iran, and the 120 degree heat this is such a disaster in the making.

Patricksp on December 2, 2010 at 6:21 PM

Bishop on December 2, 2010 at 6:17 PM

With very little scoring I might add..:)

PS..But they do have some good radio announcers..GOOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL…:)

Dire Straits on December 2, 2010 at 6:21 PM

Who?

misterpeasea on December 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Landon Donovan. He sells super-absorbent towels and easy onion choppers on television.

Oh, wait, that’s Vince. So yeah…I’ve no clue.

amerpundit on December 2, 2010 at 6:23 PM

Here are the Teams(Donkey/Elephant)
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http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_PxZyE6Jgabo/TPeU0iE9QaI/AAAAAAAAon4/icDI6HyAyUg/s1600/theo3.jpg

via:

http://www.theospark.net/

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:23 PM

O/T,
I don’t know where to put this, but my calendar shows today is the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah. To those here, our home wishes you a happy and blessed holiday.
L

letget on December 2, 2010 at 6:23 PM

Soccer is ice hockey on a grass field with a mobile blue line……and without the “ehhs”.

America is getting better at the professional level, they beat some quality English Premier League teams this year. That has never happened before.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 6:24 PM

A bunch of Europeans and South Americans kicking each other in the shins in 120 degree heat with no booze and all the women wearing niqabs.

I’m booking my tickets and hotel right away!

forest on December 2, 2010 at 6:25 PM

The Official Site of Landon Donovan
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Wed, Dec 1st 2010, 11:17
Landon discusses the USA Bid

http://www.landondonovan.com/donovan/index

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:27 PM

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:23 PM

Hotty Totty Friend..:)..Did you see the Leslie Nielsen tribute ?..:)

Dire Straits on December 2, 2010 at 6:27 PM

Too bad soccer sucks. Make the field smaller or put more men on the field and give a possession clock to the teams and then you got somethin’ going on.

lorien1973 on December 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM

They did have that and it failed. It was called the MISL (Major Indoor Soccer League) and I thought it was great. It was played in indoor sports arenas and they used the walls like hockey. It was fast and lots of scoring. The league lasted a dozen years. I was in San Diego during that time and the San Diego Soccers won the league about 10 of those years. Great for us, but bad for the league as interest around the rest of the country died…

yubley on December 2, 2010 at 6:27 PM

Who?

misterpeasea on December 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM
Landon Donovan. He sells super-absorbent towels and easy onion choppers on television.

Oh, wait, that’s Vince. So yeah…I’ve no clue.

amerpundit on December 2, 2010 at 6:23 PM

Noooooooooooo, he sells the Magic Bullet Blender (as seen on tv)….opps, wroooong again, my bad, That is California’s trainwreck Gov. Jerry Brown.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 6:29 PM

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:23 PM
======================
Hotty Totty Friend..:)..Did you see the Leslie Nielsen tribute ?..:)

Dire Straits on December 2, 2010 at 6:27 PM

Dire Straits:Yup,the Smoking Gun/Airplane Tribute,awesome!:)

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:30 PM

The odds seem incredibly strong that by 2022 there will be another war or two in the Middle East, and if the nukes ever start flying, Qatar could be having that Planet of the Apes look…

Mister Ghost on December 2, 2010 at 6:30 PM

AP, you’re seriously arguing QATAR is a better choice for the world cup than the US?

Why????

Just because obama said it, what, you’re automatically disagreeing with him? It DEFIES LOGIC why fifa would pick qatar. Period.

triple on December 2, 2010 at 6:31 PM

And with a score of : 0-0, who cares?

Only Zero.

profitsbeard on December 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Pinning this on Obama is silly and untrue — FIFA corruption and their insatiable agenda of “social change” were the deciding factors. Nothing these suits love more than to claim the mantle of making a social/political impact AND stuffing their pockets with dirty money — which made the Qatar bid a wet dream impossible to refuse.

One thing I need to correct, Allah: The “US will never care about soccer” is not really true. It’s irrefutably exploding in popularity, with millions of new homegrown fans. The ’94 WC was economically the most successful world cup ever held, so rest assured FIFA would have had far more than “marginal returns.” Every 100K stadium would have been filled to the brim every single game, and there’s no doubt the nation would catch the fever (many already do). And that’s before you consider the many foreigners living in America, who naturally are already fans and could fill the stadiums by themselves.

jjraines on December 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Obama’s answer was the smart one politically.

Actually, it sounds childish and sulky and most unpresidential.

KittyLowrey on December 2, 2010 at 6:00 PM

I agree, Kitty. BHO doesn’t have a gracious bone in his body.

INC on December 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM

OT: The chick with the huge ..for the snorgtees Ad is back!..:)

Dire Straits on December 2, 2010 at 6:33 PM

Er, no, they shouldn’t have, although of course Obama’s answer was the smart one politically. For starters, soccer was, is, and always will be a lost cause here.

Oh yeah? “Always will be”?

No. Just wait 40 years, when the country is, demographically, 50% hispanic.

Vyce on December 2, 2010 at 6:34 PM

I like soccer, but this is a disaster. Quatar is not qualified to host the World Cup in Horsehoe throwing.

An utter failure by Obama, once again. Reagan gave us World Cup 94, Bush Sr. gave us Atlanta 96. Obama has only given us trillions in new debt and 10% unemployment.

And yes, the Quatar National Team sucks, almost as bad as Nigeria.

Norwegian on December 2, 2010 at 6:35 PM

Our next OOTD?
Obowma said: “But I continue to be optimistic that our team – wherever we’re playing – is gonna make it to the finals next time out,” he said.

The World Cup IS THE FINALS. The Nobel winning, Harr-vard grad-u-idiot should have said the FINAL or FINAL GAME.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 6:36 PM

jjraines on December 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM

I have to agree with you if for no other reason than the continued latinization of Norte America.

yubley on December 2, 2010 at 6:37 PM

And with a score of : 0-0, who cares?

Only Zero.

profitsbeard on December 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM

profitsbeard:Is there anything that Hopey can get accomp
lished!:)

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:37 PM

Only four countries have ever hosted the World Cup more than once: Mexico 1970 & 1986, Italy 1934 & 1990, France 1938 & 1998, Germany 1974 (as West Germany) & 2006.

Jimbo3 on December 2, 2010 at 6:40 PM

It really is ridiculous. Obama’s election win was supposed to restore the standing of the United States in eyes of other nations, and they still kick us in the butt.

Soon enough, they are going to have to tie a pork chop around Barry’s neck to get Bo the dog to come to him.

portlandon on December 2, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Meanwhile the rest of the world continues to think what it always has about us, that we are a bunch of uncultured, backwoods, redneck hicks, who for some reason they cannot fathom, seem to have a knack for making money. But since we like to give that money away, what-the-hell. No doubt they also think it is cute how we believed that electing Obama would make them like us.

Lily on December 2, 2010 at 6:40 PM

profitsbeard:Is there anything that Hopey can get accomp
lished!:)

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:37 PM

Resign today.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 6:40 PM

Not to worry about the Dress Code being offensive…. Europe and Canada and most of the rest of the world will be Islamic/Muslim by 2022.

PappyD61 on December 2, 2010 at 6:45 PM

lished!:)

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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Resign today.

dthorny on December 2, 2010 at 6:40 PM

dthorny: Helluva start!!

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:45 PM

Want a good laugh…

Compare a big Hockey brawl to a Baseball brawl – it’s a hoot watching those big, brawny Baseball players giving their fake bitch-slaps to the opposing players. What a bunch of mommas’ boys!

If you’re gonna charge somebody and pretend you’re going to man-up and fight them, at least put in a bit of real effort. Those nancy-boy bitch-slaps and wussy pushing matches ain’t gonna cut it. You girly-men, with your fake outrage are pathetic! Go to a Hockey game and see how real men fight!

REAL men fight it out

Baseball Girly-men cat-fight – meee-ow!

(Sorry no link – the bench-clearing brawls were so weak and contrived I didn’t have the heart to post a link to the “brawl“)

Ogabe on December 2, 2010 at 6:48 PM

dthorny: Helluva start!!

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:45 PM

Hear!..Hear!..Excellent post by both of you!..:)

Dire Straits on December 2, 2010 at 6:50 PM

Out…Vuvuzelas and Fun In…..IED’s and Burkas!

Caper29 on December 2, 2010 at 6:54 PM

Not to worry about the Dress Code being offensive…. Europe and Canada and most of the rest of the world will be Islamic/Muslim by 2022.

PappyD61 on December 2, 2010 at 6:45 PM

PappyD61:Ugh!:)
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INDEPTH: ISLAM
Shariah law: FAQs

CBC News Online | May 26, 2005

http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/islam/shariah-law.html
===============

Marion Boyd,a New Democrat,helped in this mess,
another Social Justice Do-gooder!!:)

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:55 PM

REAL men fight it out

Baseball Girly-men cat-fight – meee-ow!

(Sorry no link – the bench-clearing brawls were so weak and contrived I didn’t have the heart to post a link to the “brawl“)

Ogabe on December 2, 2010 at 6:48 PM

Ogabe: Hockey Non-Soccer Hooligans!

canopfor on December 2, 2010 at 6:57 PM

I don’t get the appeal of watching soccer. It seems every few minutes in every game I have attempted to watch one of these so-called men drops to the ground like his spleen was shot out of him after being in close proximity to another player. Do soccer players really reek so bad that they have this zone of disability around them?

Random Numbers (Brian Epps) on December 2, 2010 at 6:58 PM

My, my, my. All that bowing and scraping, all those apologies, all that butt-kissing. All for naught. Hope he enjoyed that premature Nobel, because it looks like he is going to get bupkis the rest of the way.

This clod thought President was just a stepping stone toward King of all He Surveys. He can’t even get the world to give him a soccer tournament.

novaculus on December 2, 2010 at 7:00 PM

Hosting in Ghana would be a slap to the face.

V-rod on December 2, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Only four countries have ever hosted the World Cup more than once: Mexico 1970 & 1986, Italy 1934 & 1990, France 1938 & 1998, Germany 1974 (as West Germany) & 2006.

Jimbo3 on December 2, 2010 at 6:40 PM

Is that some lame excuse to explain Obama’s pathetic failure?

By the way, you forgot Brazil (1950 & 2014). The event will have been held 20 times in 2014, and half of those has been in countries that has hosted in more than once.

Norwegian on December 2, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Aw….there should be no surprise or upset over this decision. This once again proves that Obama has put America in its place.

mobydutch on December 2, 2010 at 7:02 PM

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