Monday, April 19, 2010

White House Phone Logs: President Obama Calls His Humble Partner in Humility, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd


"Well, I meant every word in that interview, Kevin. One of our commonalities and connections really is that vital trait of humility... No, you're much more humble than I am... That's sweet of you, Kevin, but it's not like you ever claimed your nomination for office was the moment the oceans would slow their rise and the planet begin to heal, or told your own citizens protesting trillion-dollar yearly deficits that they should be saying thank you... Okay, you got me! I was just being humble myself! But we can agree the two of us have greater stocks of personal humility than any other pair of world leaders, right?... No, you hang up first..."