That's what happens when you are Bush in White-Face!
"Obama also pledged to listen and consult rather than lecture and dictate. The implication was that countries and their leaders would be more willing to help if asked differently"
And check this out:
"Obama jets across the Atlantic tomorrow on an eight-day, five-country trip"
WTF is the CARBON FOOTPRINT gonna be on that?
I'd rather HE NOT GO THEN!!!!
Don't you CARE about the EARTH, Obama?
Related: Obama Breaks Wind Over Environmentalists
So that's just more fat mist from you, huh, guy?
WASHINGTON - President Obama's first European trip could dampen his hopes that a new diplomatic style will convert once-reluctant allies into cooperative global partners.
From taking in Guantanamo Bay prisoners to sending more troops into Afghanistan's most difficult regions and spending their way out of economic crisis, European nations remain reticent about some of the toughest US priorities.
Obama jets across the Atlantic tomorrow on an eight-day, five-country trip that will be dizzying even by the usual peripatetic standards of presidential foreign travel. The overseas tour will introduce him to the world stage.
That's some change; Bush was the same way, remember? Always hurrying, gotta run!
Well, not always, right, 'bamer?
He will attend international summits on complex, urgent topics - the global financial meltdown and the downward-spiraling fight against terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He plans individual meetings with leaders important to US strategic interests, from nations including Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and India. Obama also will make his first stop in a Muslim nation, Turkey.
Wildly popular around the globe but relatively inexperienced in foreign affairs, Obama also will squeeze in a Buckingham Palace audience with Queen Elizabeth II, joined by his wife, Michelle; deliver a speech in France on the trans-Atlantic relationship and an address in Prague on weapons proliferation; and hold a round-table session with students in Turkey....
I'm sure he'll have a great time.
When Obama went to Europe last summer as a presidential candidate, he was received like a rock star. His welcome this time is expected to be no less enthusiastic. Since taking office, Obama has made down payments on several campaign promises that had endeared him to Europe, such as addressing global warming, ending the Iraq war, and closing the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Each had stoked acrimony toward former President George W. Bush.
I haven't highlighted anything because I'm tired of the shit-shovel!!!
Obama also pledged to listen and consult rather than lecture and dictate. The implication was that countries and their leaders would be more willing to help if asked differently....Nile Gardiner, once a foreign policy researcher for former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher and an analyst on Europe at the conservative Heritage Foundation, said the divide between the United States and Europe on stimulus spending, for instance, threatens to be "as big as the trans-Atlantic divide over the Iraq war." He criticized the administration for poorly handling both trip preparations and its relations with traditional allies.
I love the LIES regarded as TRUTH!!!
See: Prop 102: Iraq and Government Lies