Monday, July 27, 2015
Boston 2024: Can We Stay on Your Couch for a While?
"Just until things settle down a bit," the organization said. "That's cool right? I can pitch in with groceries for now and an inflatable mattress or the couch in the basement is all I need. Two weeks, tops."
The oft-maligned Olympics-bid finally ran out of steam when Boston Mayor Marty Walsh refused to sign a host-city contract that could put tax-payers at financial risk. It was the final straw in the bid's tumultuous effort to bring the games to Massachusetts, which may have been voted down during a public referendum next year.
Turns out, the referendum was never necessary.
"Do you need to talk to your wife first?" Boston 2024 inquired. "She likes me, right?"