May 28, 2011

Obama's Europe tour raises question of how much U.S. can afford to help

President Barack Obama wrapped up a European tour Saturday that amounted to a roving pep rally for the spread of democracy tempered by debts at home that might make it difficult to pay for much more than talk. He concluded with an appeal to folks in the United States to support U.S. efforts overseas even as they focus on their own recession-drained pocketbooks and staggering government debt.

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