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Raising American Popularity

Reader comment on item: On NASA's Strange Priorities

Submitted by Edward Halper (United States), Jul 6, 2010 at 22:46

"Obama's effort to win Muslim public opinion has been a failure, with his popularity in majority-Muslim countries hardly better than George W. Bush's. Why continue with these farcical and failed attempts to win good will?"

The obvious answer is that it makes Obama look good in the US.

I wonder who these UAE interns are? My guess is that they are the children of politically well-placed and wealthy. Their attitude toward the west will always be governed by political expediency and self-interest. I'd rather see these NASA opportunities go to disadvantaged Americans.

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