Discussion in 'Europe' started by ekrem, Jun 13, 2012.
Obama's unsuccessful presidency.
Germans miss the times America had a real President, like Dubya
So do the British. Bush knew who his friends were, and so did we.
It's not just Germans who are falling out of love with the O. The global love affair with St Barak is on the wane.
Obama's global popularity wanes - The Irish Times - Wed, Jun 13, 2012
And yes, in the penultimate paragraph....
I remember about 6 years ago a lot of the Americans I knew wanted Blair re-elected. I couldn't understand why. Better than Brown though.
89% of Germans (respondents from same Pew poll) want Obama re-elected.
But his popularity has decreased after they realized, that he's no Messias coming to bring world-peace, but a politician (bullshit-talker).
There's frustration (too much expactations) but the Mormon they like even less.
US Preseident Elections: Whom would you vote for?
Ergebnisse des DeutschlandTrend vom September 2012 | tagesschau.de
Is that why British called Tony a US lap-dog? Ever heard British say "US and UK have "speshul" relationship" -- putting a very particular meaning into it?
In the past decade anti-American sentiment in Britain has grown.
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