It should be abundantly clear from previous commentary that this author is no supporter of Her Majesty's Prime Minister Gordon Brown (U.K.), but some things should be above personal politics and posturing.
A meeting between the P.M. and the President of the United States is one of them.
One, or perhaps both, of these Leaders of Global Stature has just demonstrated appallingly bad sense.
Your nations' foes laugh, sirs. Your nations' foes rejoice.