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Michelle's Miley Cyrus Moment

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

In the latest issue of Park Avenue, sort of a German version of Town and Country, there is an Annie Leibovitz photograph of "Miche," posed like European aristocracy.

Bush Does Berlin (in My Dreams)

Charlie Reina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlie Reina

These days, whenever a statesman stands at a podium, I imagine President Bush there instead, and I wonder: "How much more eloquent would his words be? How much more visionary?"

Obama's "Disney" Realpolitik

Christopher Farah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Farah

By emphasizing the commonality of the U.S. and Europe's destinies above all else, Obama is beginning the healing process after eight years of Bush pompously dictating to the world.

McCain's Double Standard on Campaign Visits to Military Bases

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

McCain is demonstrably criticizing Obama for following a Pentagon rule to which the McCain campaign itself has been subjected recently. That's a fact.

Obama's "Bizarre" Bauhaus Flyers

John Lumea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Lumea

By employing Bauhaus-inspired graphic cues, the Obama campaign was tapping in to the German cultural psyche, speaking to Germans in a design language that is familiar to them. That was smart.

Sam Stein

McCain Plays Catch-Up: Attends German Restaurant In German Village, Ohio | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is still playing catch up to Barack Obama. As the Illinois Democrat speaks before the picturesque Victory Column in Berlin today, the Ar...

Rachel Weiner

Obama Cancels Military Base Visit: "Inappropriate" | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: When Obama cancelled his military base visit, he was responding to a Pentagon ruling:"We learned from the Pentagon last night that the visit ...

Report: Obama To Speak At Victory Column, Not Brandenburg Gate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to German papers, Barack Obama will speak at Berlin's Victory Column instead of the Brandenburg Gate on his trip to Germany. Bloomberg repor...

All the World's a Photo Op

Kiku Adatto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kiku Adatto

When anyone with a cell phone is a potential member of the paparazzi, and anyone with a laptop a potential blogger, the contest for the control of images has never been more intense.

Report: Bush Privately Told Germany He Had Misgivings About Obama Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

**UPDATE** German papers find more evidence that the Bush administration voiced strong opposition to an Obama speech at the Brandenberg Gate. Ben Smi...

German Chancellor Skeptical Of Obama Speech Plan

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled unease over the prospect of a possible speech by Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Ob...