You will not recognize this country in four months, let alone four years. I don't know if you caught the Merkel/Obama press conference earlier, but the look on Merkel's face was priceless. The only apt description is that she looks like she just got a whiff of a rotten egg.
This in from Strasbourg. Carla Bruni would not kiss dear leader. She knows men. She knows an impostor when she sees one.
FRANCE'S first lady broke with protocol today as she held out a frosty hand to welcome Barack Obama. Stunning Carla Bruni was business-like in her greeting — while her hubby treated the US President's wife to a hug and Continental double kiss. The former model gave customary pecks on both cheeks to Michelle Obama and other dignitaries when the couple arrived in France. But when it came to the dashing US President the beauty kept a noticeable distance.(hat tip Deniece)
If nothing else, at least Obama is consistent with the far left progressive movements blame and denigrate America first, foremost, and always, opinion
Later, President Obama told an audience in Strasbourg that the US and Europe had allowed the alliance to drift in recent years.
He said the US had been “arrogant” and “dismissive” towards its allies, while there was “insidious” anti-Americanism in Europe. He said these attitudes had to change.