The third was the Chair of the Organising Committee. Eventually, he spoke.
“So… why we should select your country?”
“Your country imprisons gay people. Potentially death penalty. And political opponents.”
“Many migrant workers have died building your stadiums. And it’s far too hot.”
Again, silence. Instead, an open suitcase wordlessly appeared on the table containing $5 million. The Chairman studied it carefully.
“I think your bid has been successful, gentlemen.”
Everyone smiled and shook hands.