The Whole World's Watching: Will Anything Happen? Don't Hold Your Breath

GlobeTracker| As the G20 comes to New York and then Pittsburgh, it will be a tough week ahead for President Obama. As the Wall Street Journal reminds us: celeb status is over.

The rest of the world wants to know what America is serving up this week. Of course, their own plates are full, too. Will grid lock prevail, or will leaders get down to urgent business?

Read Obama Retakes Global State, but With Dimished Momentum Wall Street Journal

Barack Obama at the United Nations: Saying all the Right Things The Economist

European Leaders Doubt U.S.Climate Commitment New York Times

When it comes to the environment, the European leaders are right to doubt us. There is no serious talk of cutting back on anything in the U.S. to save the environment. Our focus — understandably, perhaps — is getting Americans back to work and health care. We don’t speak a word about the environment in any major way. Anne