Chuck Todd: Biggest Political Loser Not Obama But Daley in Olympic Loss

Although he led the full-court press for Chicago, including the first-ever in-person lobbying effort by a sitting U.S. president for the host site for an Olympic Games, Barack Obama wasn't the biggest political loser from today's stunning fourth-place finish in selection process, MSNBC's Chuck Todd insisted. [audio available here]

It was Mayor Richard M. Daley (D-Chicago).

See the video embedded at right, where you should also take note of how MSNBC's Monica Novotny attempted a first-draft of face-saving talking points for the Obama White House.

Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd is a writer living in New Carrollton, Md.