A recent article by the International Herald Tribune mentions how people in France are bugging their government to issue pork barrel spending "Just like Obama in America." So far the president of France has refused.
This means that President Hussein's election truly IS historic -- we are now more socialist than the French are! Who would have thought there would be a day when we would out-socialist the French, such that they would want to follow us?
I wouldn't be surprised if statues of Robespierre started popping up around Washington D.C. before long.