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Nobody Wants To Host The 2022 Olympics

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Especially now that Qatar has the 2022 World Cup.

It's just too expensive to run an Olympics.

There are only two healthy bids: Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Beijing, China. One's an oil-rich state ruled by a president-for-life, and the other's, well, China. That's no coincidence. With the Sochi games raising the bar to an absurd $51 billion, hosting the Olympics no longer looks like a winning proposition. The failed and aborted 2022 candidacies all have one thing in common: When actual citizens are allowed to have a say, they say they don't want the Olympics.

Ha ha ha ha HA!!


PROS: Johnny Manziel.

CONS: None.

They have a point there. 

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