The scandal will spiral out of control, throwing up myriad questions, including the big one: how is it that Obama can be so ignorant of the political quagmire from which he hails?
Barack Obama's vision of a new style of politics will have to wait.
We try to draw the line at outrageous things, and this is sort of one of them
"Bush out," about 1000 demonstrators chanted in the centre of the capital Lima.
How can political leaders make informed decisions if they don't understand the American experience?