Europeans' Approval Of Obama Jumps Significantly From Bush

11/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NEW YORK With regard to Europe, at least, everything old may be new again.

Donald Rumsfeld stirred a hornet's nest ahead of the Iraq War in 2003 when he dismissed "Old Europe" as irrelevant, referring to American allies like France and Germany who warned us not to invade. The insult hit home, and Europeans never forgave him or the administration he rode in on.