Viewers of BBC World News were treated this evening with live coverage of the arrival of Air Force One at Stansted Airport in the UK. President Obama and his wife, who looked very chic in a well chosen outfit, had to walk about 100 yards after touching down to the Marine One helicopter which is presently taking them on the twenty minute flight into central London.
What crossed my mind is how it is always important to create a good impression, suffused with all of one's finery and jewelry, when one is about to meet with one's bankers.
As one commentator said this meeting in London is really a G2 meeting between the US and China with lots of little countries invited to make up the numbers.
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