Should Obama Lobby the International Olympic Committee on Behalf of Chicago?

Is this the best use of the president's time?

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President Obama will lobby the International Olympic Committee later this week on behalf of his adopted hometown, Chicago and its bid for the 2016 games. Is this a good move on his part or is it, as Peter Roff suggests on the Thomas Jefferson Street blog, a waste of presidential time ? Vote in our poll and post your thoughts below.

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This poll is now closed, but the debate continues in the comments section.