I’m not Discouraged.

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia I’ve been so busy lately that I haven’t had much time to brood over the election. Still, I had some ready answers when my Aussie friend Benjamin mentioned it. When he said that Obama was in a great position to align America with the sentiments of the rest of the world, I said that was exactly what I was afraid of. I | Read More »

    Today’s Headline, Saudi Gazette

    In a huge first page headline today, underneath a photo of Obama that took up the entire first page above and part-way below the fold,the Saudi Gazette shouted, “America Votes to Wake from its Long Nightmare.” A friend from the Australian Embassy met me for lunch and asked me what I thought about the election, and without waiting for a response, told me that he | Read More »