Rarely do I post anything that discusses anything other than Barack Obama. But President Obama and the First Lady, Michelle Obama, both, have taken the stage in Europe. While the G-20 Summit frames the visit by the American President, Michelle Obama has become an iconic presence. Like Jacqueline Kennedy or even Princess Diana of Great Britain, Mrs. Obama is known for her compassion, style, charisma - and her high profile marriage.
The public stage of 2009 is as broad as the planet, with the play being broadcast around the globe in real time.