Obama misses real opportunity in Berlin Address
“People of Berlin, people of the world, this is our moment. This is our time."
Will Americans be attracted to a candidate who campaigns in Europe and tries to play up that he wants to do things that will make Europeans happy? More of a concern for Obama, I would think that he would have benefited if he had framed the talk in terms of at least something that what would be demanded of Europe.
UPDATE: I think that this piece at Fox News later in the day catches the impression that Obama was creating:
UPDATE: Over at the AtlanticBlog, William Sjostrom has a post that reminds my of Obama's statement from earlier this year that:
I would be able to be . . . I think that the world would see me as a different kind of president. Somebody who can see the world through their eyes.
His discussion about Obama selling himself to American Jews is also interesting.
Minor comment: Obama brings race into the election again during his speech in Berlin. "I know that I don't look like the Americans who previously have spoken in this great city."