Obama's Fluffy Promises of Change

Excerpt: It is always amusing for me to read American columnists pontificating about Europe and Europeans. These would-be sophisticates demonstrably know next to nothing about European political realities. Their romantic views of Europe are formed by week-long visits to tourist havens such as Paris, London, Rome and Venice, and they don't speak any continental languages. Thus, their views tend to be formed by their very brief contacts with the English-speaking European elite, who possess views almost completely at odds with those of the great mass of common Europeans. Read More