Although they are normally reserved, I have had perfect strangers hear me speaking English or hear my lovely American accent while speaking German and immediately smile and say "Obama!" even if that is the only work they can utter auf Englisch.
This is taking it a little far though...even for Americans!
image taken from Der Spiegel
German producers have recently funded a new musical entitled "Hope." The premise? You guessed it - Obama! The cast of characters is all there-Obama, Mrs. Obama, John McCain...
image taken from Der Spiegeland even Sarah Palin complete with her own scantily clad dancing troupe!
Too bad I don't live in Frankfurt! :(
Sometimes these posts just write themselves...