While the 'misconduct' of Secret Service agents with prostitutes in Colombia is a significant, if titillating scandal, most media reports have missed the tectonic political shift that surfaced at the recent Summit of the Americas meeting.
For the United States, the last Summit of the Americas was a fairly regrettable experience. That 2012 event is probably best remembered for the prostitution scandal that embarrassed the Secret Service, its agents' reputation for ste...
The scandal has no doubt shifted international focus off of the diplomatic mission that brought Obama to Latin America. Economic cooperation was one of the issues on his agenda, but not the kind that ended up in Saturday's papers.