Obama Goes to British Prime Minister's Home & Holds a Press Conference… Outside… Alone
This was an unprecendented move for any politician or head of state visiting London.
Obama gave a press conference from 10 Downing Street today.
10 Downing Street is the HOME of the British Prime Minister.
However, Obama did not want the British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to join him.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) answers journalists’ questions outside 10 Downing Street in central London July 26, 2008. (REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico)
He is The One, after all.
UPDATE: London underwhelmed with the Messiah:
– In Berlin he had roused 200,000 to cheers at the Tier-garten. “This is our moment to give our children back their future,” he declaimed. “This is the moment to stand as one” – and was in Paris before anyone in the delirious crowd could work out what he meant.