This might not sound like a lot but when you’ve got a president who says things like this…
"I've reminded the prime minister-the American people, Mr. Prime Minister, over
the past months that it was not always a given that the United States and
America would have a close relationship." (George W. Bush, Washington, D.C.,
June 29, 2006)
…and probably thinks carte blanche is the biscuit that comes with his morning coffee it’s something.