Friday, 6 March 2009

Special Relationship Not So Special

I think someone forgot to tell President Obama about this "special relationship" between the US and UK!

Here`s a Selection of Headlines From the Last Couple of Days.

***Obama's Blockbuster Gift for Brown: 25 DVDs
While the British prime minister presented Obama with uniquely historic gifts symbolizing America's relationship with England, the president gave Brown a set of movies.

***Obama's DVD gift to Brown - it's the thought that counts
The British press are appalled by Barack Obama's present of 25 DVDs for Gordon Brown. But could there be a message in the president's selection?

***President Obama Raids His DVD Collection For British Prime Minister
In the world of international politics, ceremonial gifts representing the host nation are often the drug of choice for visiting dignitaries. From ornamental swords to antique furniture, a US president can rake in dozens of items over the course of their administration.

***President Obama returns bust of Sir Winston Churchill back to Britain

***Barack Obama sends bust of Winston Churchill on its way back to Britain

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