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A Chicago Reader responds to an Article in The Times U.K. in which French President Nick Sarkozy gives President Obama the scrutiny that he deserves.
I find it strange to have to admit the President of France understands more about the Obama than the American media and half the public. It's down right embarrassing. But then this whole administration is down right embarrassing.
Yukiko, Chicago, USA
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Mr Sarkozy is pouring cold water on President Obama's efforts to recast American leadership on the world stage, depicting them as unoriginal, unsubstantial and overrated. Behind leaks and briefings from the Elysée Palace lies Mr Sarkozy's irritation at the rock-star welcome that Europe gave Mr Obama on his European tour earlier this month.
The American President's call "to free the world of the menace of a nuclear nightmare" was hot air, Mr Sarkozy's diplomatic staff told him in a report. "It was rhetoric – not a speech on American security policy but an export model aimed at improving the image of the United States," they said. Most of Mr Obama's proposals had already been made by the Bush administration and Washington was dragging its feet on disarmament and treaties against nuclear proliferation, the leaked report said.
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