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Cheering Germans or Snubbing wounded soldiers?

Even the French get priority over American military personnel.


I guess this is a question of priorities. Barack Obama apparently ran short on time in his visit to Germany today, and travelers know how schedules can slip during long tours, even without all of the events Obama had planned. Those circumstances force people to prioritize their time, and eliminate less-useful stops.

So what did Obama cut today? Der Spiegel’s blog reports on Obama’s priorities:

++ Visit to US Military Bases Cancelled ++

1:42 p.m.: SPIEGEL ONLINE has learned that Obama has cancelled a planned short visit to the Rammstein and Landstuhl US military bases in the southwest German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The visits were planned for Friday. “Barack Obama will not be coming to us,” a spokesperson for the US military hospital i

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Added: Jul-24-2008 
By: Hypnojive
In:
Iraq, Afghanistan, News
Tags: Landstuhl, Rammstein .Tiergarten, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, # obama.us troops, Iraq, Afghanistan
Location: Berlin, Berlin, Germany (load item map)
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