SEATTLE, Washington - For anyone who's had their head sufficiently far up their ass to think that all the enmity directed at the USA from other countries was because of the previous occupant of the White House, and that all will be roses because of the current occupant of the White House - some reality checks are coming in.
Venezuela's Chavez calls Obama "ignoramus"
"He goes and accuses me of exporting terrorism: the least I can say is that he's a poor ignoramus; he should read and study a little to understand reality," said Chavez, who heads a group of left-wing Latin American leaders opposed to the U.S. influence in the region.
Report: Iran Dismisses U.S. Outreach as a 'Slogan'
President Obama intends to press ahead with efforts to open a dialogue with Iran despite an apparent setback yesterday when Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country’s supreme religious leader, dismissed U.S. overtures as a “slogan” offering no real change
He added: “If you are right that change has come, where is that change? Make it clear for us what has changed.”