Whew! With the seventh Vladimir Putin marathon phone-in safely behind us, it's time to relax and enjoy another revealing installment of "Arbat & Main Interactive," where questions from Russians about all things American get real answers. Our topic tonight is "Giant Robot Border Guards: How Russia Will Stop the Invasion from Alaska."
How should Americans explain to curious Russians the groundbreaking presidential candidacy of Illinois Senator Barack Obama? I'd say skip the lecture on caucuses and primaries and go straight to the candidate's three bullet points: change, hope and dreams.