Who is mary mitchel? and what are you people doing to my thread?
I think its better he doesn't make a comment on this. I don't have issues with a President Elect speaking about issues of domestic importance, but when it comes to Foreign Affairs I don't want anyone but the POTUS speaking publicly about a stance. Obama may be President here in less than half a month, but right now its still Bush and still Bush's policies and there does not need to be a second voice there to muddle it up.
I don't know, the world is looking to him. And historically a president elect will make comments or at least say "I defer to the President" on huge international issues..