George W. Bush pledged in 2000 that he wasn’t interested in nation-building. Can the same be said for Barack Obama?
Of course Obama was kidding, but conservative blogs are already saying the joke’s on him. Over at the Weekly Standard blog, Dean Barnett asks, “Is he planning on adopting Canada? Perhaps he only has his eyes on the cool parts of Canada like Montreal and Toronto, and will let the remainder of our northern neighbor peacefully tend to its hockey playing and curling. And what of our neighbors to the south? Will we find ourselves in an Obama administration forced to refer to Haiti as Really South Dakota?