Tuesday, November 04, 2008

The World Transfixed

The parties have started and most expat bars have their satellite TVs tuned to "France 24" or "CNN" as they host all-night election events. I'm home sick, unfortunately, but have our 50" flat-screen TV tuned to CNBC. Many in Paris consider this election for the "President of the World," as the President of the United States has so much influence and power on world events. It's fascinating to observe foreign attitudes towards "my country." I've never felt more patriotic till I moved abroad, no matter for how little time it might be.