South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak says he doesn't mind if Barack Obama ... goes to North Korea to meet the hermit kingdom's reclusive dictator, Kim Jong-il. Phew, thinks Obama, that's just what I wanted to do.
Now the campaign is over, Michelle assures her mother she is going to be White House mum-in-chief, but Marian knows better.
Then comes the call from her daughter, Michelle. 'Momma, can you come and help us in Washington? Just till we get the girls settled in?'
The Bush Administration regarded international law as a set of rules that applied to other countries.