Did the American press think of this?
What if Barack Obama enjoys such unconditional adoration in Europe….he doesn’t want to return to the only occasional scrutiny here?
Toby Harnden, U.S. editor of the (London) Daily
Telegraph, told Politico today that so adored is Obama by European
elites that it’s almost as if Obama had been “designed by a committee
of Europeans” with the goal of creating their ideal American
“The German press, looking from Berlin, behaves as if the election
of Obama is a foregone conclusion,” added Josef Joffe, editor of the
German paper Die Zeit. “He’s being celebrated like a victorious Roman
general who comes back from the conquest of Gaul or something.”
So then. What’s going to happen when he returns victorious from conquering Europe?
Get the Free Mercator Newsletter
Get the news you may not get anywhere else, delivered right to your inbox.
Your info is safe with us, we will never share or sell you personal data.
Have your say!
Join Mercator and post your comments.