Susan Sarandon: Egypt, Abu Dhabi and World 'So Happy' U.S. Turned to Obama

January 22, 2009 - 7:08 PM
Actress Susan Sarandon says that Egypt, Abu Dhabi and "the world" are 'so happy' that America changed direction with Barack Obama.
(CNSNews.com) - Actress Susan Sarandon says that Egypt, Abu Dhabi and “the world” are impressed with the American people for selecting Barack Obama as their president.
 
“I know just coming back from Egypt and Abu Dhabi and other places in Europe that the world is so happy that we’ve changed direction. They’re so hopeful,” Sarandon told CNSNews.com at The Creative Coalition’s post-inauguration dinner on Tuesday night.  “They are as hopeful as we are, and they are really impressed with the American people that they have taken on this guy and that uh, he’s going to be – they hope, managing things in a different way.”

The Creative Coalition says on its Web site that it is the “premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and political advocacy organization of the entertainment industry.”