Friday, October 2, 2009
Which Story Deserves Top Billing?
Seems like Susan G. Komen for the Cure has the more important announcement: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although heart disease is deadlier, breast cancer concerns all women, as they provide most of the patients of this disease.
The summer Olympics will make its first appearance in South America, as Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is selected as host for the 2016 games, according to this article in Politico.com.
Chicago was wiped out in the first-round of balloting, making Obama’s trip to Copenhagen seem not just unsuccessful but entirely ineffective. Rio grabbed the Games.
A few Democrats were glum, some conservative commentators were downright gleeful and the White House went into high gear trying to explain that Obama had no regrets about making the trip – despite the fact that it exposed that his high-wattage international popularity could only take him so far.