April 4th, 2006

Overpromise Then Underdeliver

How do you know when a politician is lying?

Prime Minister Tony Blair predicts the 2012 London Olympics will generate economic prosperity and revive run-down parts of the city.

“Six years of wrangling, one year of blind panic, two weeks of glory and an endless period of repentance at leisure. Welcome to the Olympics,” Blair said Tuesday. “We are going to show that there is another story to be told.”

Unless the PM has got Peter Ueberroth hidden someplace, I’ve got my doubts.

One Response to “Overpromise Then Underdeliver”

  1. James Mirtle says:

    All I know is that the 2010 Games are already having an impact on B.C. Even in Kamloops, traditionally an economically depressed area, real estate prices are headed high

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