The DalaiThis kind of stuff happens when you let a rank amateur take the keys to the car.
Lamasaid he wasn't offended by the low-key reception he received at the White House this week and understands that President Barack Obama must be practical despite his commitment to championing human rights worldwide.
Tibet's exiled spiritual leader told The Associated Press in Los Angeles Saturday that he recognizes Obama must juggle his desire to support the Dalai
Lama'spush for greater Tibetan autonomy with his concerns about angering China, a growing U.S. economic rival.
The Dalai Lama was in Los Angeles to support Whole Child International, an organization that advocates better care for orphans worldwide.