“In 12 of the surveyed countries, a median of 75% expressed confidence in Biden, compared with 17% for Trump in 2020. A median of 62% across 12 nations had a favorable overall opinion of the U.S., while only 34% held that view last year.” Biden’s first presidential trip abroad for the G7 comes with some good news. U.S. image abroad rebounds sharply with Biden in office. (Too bad nearly half his own country liked it better the other way.)

+ “We’re doing this to save lives, to end this pandemic, and that’s it.” Biden lays out US vax donations, urges world leaders to join.

+ The G7 meetings will be a lot more friendly than the Putin summit. Vlad just laid the groundwork. Russia outlaws opposition leader Navalny’s groups ahead of elections. Translation: пошел на хуй.