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Re: Obama’s Khrushchev

If Netanyahu was Obama’s Kruschev, Sarkozy is his Marilyn Monroe.

This joint White House presser has so far been nothing but a love-fest between Obama and the visiting French head-of-state.

Sarkozy has so far said Obama is “very easy to work with,” commended the U.S. stance on Jerusalem settlements, and spoken of how happy he is for Obama and the United States that health-care reform passed.

And the feeling seems mutual. As Mark Knoller tweeted, “Intercepting a question for Sarkozy, Obama insists “I listen to Nicolas all the time – I cant stop listening to him.””

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster is a former news editor of National Review Online.

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