June 26, 2011

Obama's Euro Popularity Won't Help at Home

Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times

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His fame there doesn't do him much good at home, where voters are no longer in thrall to the uniqueness of the half-Kenyan, half-Kansan politician.

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TAGGED: 2012, Germany, France, Europe, Barack Obama, Ireland, politician

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