I see we were thinking along the very same lines (see my #17).
America will NOT keep on protecting and defending if JF'nK becomes President. But the rest of the world WILL be getting it's way. We will have given in to the spoiled brat teenager.
People, myself included, can be so blinded by selfishness. It makes perfect sense that "The World" would hate Bush because of his forthrightness and willingness to protect and defend his homeland by going after the skerge of the earth.
The Spanish are in for a rude awakening because of their blantantly stupid choice of a socialist wanker who will further lead them down the road of peril.
It's amazing how history doesn't teach anybody a thing!