"congress spent one and a half times more on the SLC games than on all seven olympics held in the US since 1904 combined."
And there was a reason for this. 5 months post 9/11 and more security was obviously going to be a necessity. That still doesn't negate the fact that they walked away 101 million in the black.
"The City of Chicago, having obtained the least amount of votes will not participate in the next round"....