Be sure to read this editorial in the Examiner today. Here is an excerpt.
Amazing, isn’t it, how the conventional wisdom that holds sway among many sophisticated — i.e. liberal — Washingtonians and New Yorkers is often so completely divorced from reality.
These folks have come to take it as a given that America’s involvement in Iraq has inflicted severe damage to our nation’s image abroad, especially in Europe. But the most recent national election results from France and Germany demonstrate that this “truth” about George W. Bush’s America is about as credible as the recurring rumor that Elvis is actually alive and well flipping hamburgers in happy obscurity somewhere near Seattle.
Exhibit A here is France’s Nicolas Sarkozy, who is described by the editors of the old gray lady on West 43rd Street in Manhattan as “unabashedly pro-American.”