Atlas: He must be thanking him for his college education.
Power Line Blog:What’s wrong with this picture? Americans do not bow to royalty. In my view, when the royal is the ruling tyrant of a despotic regime, the wrong is compounded. Putting aside the breach of American protocol, It is akin to Jimmy Carter succumbing to Brezhnev’s infamous kiss at the signing of the arms accord in Vienna in 1979. It is a disgrace. As in Carter’s case, Obama’s supplicant attitude signifies his spirit. In this respect I distinguish it from George Bush’s otherwise embarrassing handholding with the the king.
That’s why it wasn’t the smartest move by the US electorate, to vote for president of the greatest, most powerful country in the world, a junior Senator whose greatest achievement outside being elected to the presidency was being a community organizer in corrupt Chicago, and spending two of his only three years in the Senate running for the White House. The man sickens me. KGS