Why Won't Obama Celebrate Berlin Wall's Fall?

Carol Platt Liebau
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Posted: Nov 02, 2009 1:40 PM
One of the most underreported big events coming up worldwide is the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9.

Though he could find time to jet off to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago to get the Olympics -- President Obama has declared himself too busy to attend the festivities, despite having been invited personally by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

My Townhall column asks: Why is Barack Obama so reluctant to celebrate the great victory for freedom that the Berlin Wall's fall represents?