As we all know, Obama had a busy, busy Monday and didn’t attend the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Instead he sent a videotaped speech which you can listen to here (please note it’s instant-play).
Of course, not a word about Ronald Reagan.
Compare Obama’s words with Ronald Reagan’s:
Why shold we care about the fall of the Berlin Wall?
When you have a chance, read The Anchoress’ review of The Lives of Others. I haven’t watched the movie yet but will later this week. (Correction – I did see it in a cinema when it first came out but clearly need to see it again)