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From Herticalt @ Daily Kos: Obama Saves G20; Does America Proud

According to sources inside the room, President Obama just played peacemaker in a spat between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China.

In the finaly plenary session among the G-20 leaders, Sarkozy and Hu were having a heated disagreement about tax havens.

You heard it hear first, an American President actually brought people closer together acting as a mediator. Could this be signs of a new role for the US to play in the 21st Century? We can only hope. And this is no small issue, China is fiercely protective of their banking centers and the French are on a regulatory rampage. Bringing these two parties closer together kept the G20 from moving towards an unworkable situation.

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ABC News Blog

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by Magnifico on Thu Apr 2nd, 2009 at 05:26:44 PM EST
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