Tuesday, November 17, 2009


Say what?

I think it's very important for the United States not to assume that what is good for us is automatically good for somebody else,” Obama told the students at the town hall, in Shanghai.

Freedom of speech
Religious freedom
The right to peaceably assemble
The right to vote
The right to own property
The right to a fair trial

Is our president, the so-called "leader of the free world" implying that those things listed above are, in fact, bad for some people not fortunate enough to call America home?

Also, from that article, in case you needed a reason to smile today...

The pageantry of his trip is also playing out against a parade of disappointment: Administration officials have acknowledged that a binding international climate agreement won't emerge from the Copenhagen summit next month.

I guess that depends heavily on one's definition of "disappointment".