The American and European Left has been waiting for this moment for 28 years. Another vacuous, mind numbing four years of happy faces and coddling. Instead of telling us to put on sweaters and turn the thermostat down, Obama will remind us to check our tire pressure and order us into community service projects - and the attendant government agencies that go along with babysitting a population of 300,000,000 souls.
In anticipation of another Jimmy Carter, Iranians celebrated Monday the 29th Anniversary of the seizure of the American Embassy with their usual aplomb;
The old Soviet Union has begun flexing their muscles over their old satellites, Gaddafi is making overtures to the Russians, Africa is in flames again. Good times. And that's all BEFORE he takes office.
Equal parts unofficial school holiday and angry demonstration, the commemoration came on the eve of the U.S. presidential election and was marked by anti-U.S. and anti-Israel chants and the burning of American, Israeli flags and an effigy of Uncle Sam.
Some students carried banners reading: "Islamic republic will never compromise with U.S." and "Takeover of U.S. embassy was turning point in confronting American evil."