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Re: Obama Abroad

Here in flyover country the reaction to Obama’s trip (except for the understandable stops in Iraq) is just as likely to be ” What country does he want to be president of?”

It’s true some Americans like to be liked. But lots of Americans also are skeptical of candidates who look like they’re trying to pass John Kerry’s “global test.”

Peter Kirsanow — Peter N. Kirsanow is an attorney and a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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