Looks like Obama did all that groveling for nothing

Originally posted by me elsewhere onĀ 11/12/2010

Remember Obama’s apology tour? His insistence that we’re no more exceptional than any other country? His faulting the U.S. for not “celebrating [the E.U.’s] dynamic union” because of our “arrogance”? For reasons that I can’t fathom, Obama seemed to believe that all this presidential groveling would cause other countries to hold us in higher esteem. It was a policy of strategic self-debasement that was supposed to pay off in big diplomatic dividends for the U.S. Well how’s that working out? Let’s take a look at the president’s successes at the G-20 summit… oh, wait. There weren’t any.

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