Headline spotted at BBC News: Burma hopes Barack Obama visit will boost the economy
Because he’s worked such wonders with the U.S. economy. By now Obama’s probably convinced the leadership in Myanmar to sink a few billion into “clean energy” factories that will end up serving as stimulus for Burmese bankruptcy attorneys.
Obama was welcomed into the country by a hideous mural. I believe this piece is titled “Ear Leader”:
Update: If Bush did this it would be the top story on the nightly newscasts tonight highlighting how he’s embarrassing us overseas, but with Obama it’ll barely warrant a mention.