If you, too, are experiencing Dowd dread, expand your op-ed horizons by checking out the Council on Foreign Relations new daily roundup of opinion pages from English-language newspapers around the world.

For example, the roundup links to an editorial in today’s (UK) Telegraph which reads:

After Mr Obama’s relaxed and confident performance on American television last night, it seems he has successfully put the embarrassment caused by his former pastor, the Rev Jeremiah Wright, behind him…

Obama has “successfully put” WrightGate “behind him?” They must not be watching the full spectrum of “American television” across the pond.


Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.