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"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Barack Obama's Faltering Leadership

Steven Hill of The Guardian nails it. However, this is hardly a surprise. Even if he wasn't just a centrist most strongly committed to restoring business as usual, Barack Obama would have had trouble changing anything in a declining superpower that's horribly ill-equiped for change (psychologically, ideologically and physically).

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