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Sun Jan 11, 2015, 05:54 PM

8. I doubt the people of Paris would have even wanted him to attend

The reason I don't think they would want him to attend is nothing against him personally, but I suspect they would not like the increased security a Presidential visit would bring. They have already been dealing with increased security to protect their own people over the past week, I doubt they want to deal with even tighter security to protect someone who to them is a foreign leader. They may respect Obama as a foreign leader, but that does not mean that they want him speaking at rallies in their country when doing so would bring major security issues.

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