NYT: Foreign reaction to Obama is favorable - The New York Times- msnbc.com
And why wouldn't it be favorable? The world has watched this country be ruled by rich white men for the last hundred years, so this is a huge deal! Considering most of the world that is not of European descent is of color, he truly represents us well to the rest of the world. Even if he isn't a great president (which I believe he will be) the very fact that he was president will be spectacular and beneficial for us and the rest of the world. This goes beyond polics and policy, this is about how we represent ourselves to the world.