President Barack Obama gestures during a closing press conference at the G20 Summit in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 12. (Yonhap News Agency/AP)
WASHINGTON — How do you say “shellacking” in Chinese? Or German? Or Korean?
Fresh from his self-described shellacking in this month’s midterm elections, President Obama has gotten pretty much the same treatment from foreign leaders as he has made his way through Asia this week.