Monthly Archives: April 2009

Obama: Lula the most popular politician on earth

Going back to the topic of building bridges, here’s a 49-second video with Obama, Lula and Rudd chatting in-between meetings in London, where Obama calls Lula the most politician of earth:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/emp/pop.shtml?l=pt&t=video&p=/portuguese/meta/dps/2009/04/emp/090402_g20obamalula.emp.xml

What amazes me about this is that without speaking English, Lula manages to create an atmosphere of incredible playfulness and intimacy. I wish I were so talented!