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I hope Obama loses, even if
the rest of the world
wants him to win

Telegraph [UK], by Ruth Dudley Edwards

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/5/2012 7:14:15 AM

YouGov has revealed that 70 percent of British adults would vote for Barack Obama and only seven percent for Mitt Romney. (I don’t know the figures for my native Ireland, but I’d expected them to be 99 to one.) Now even I--who thought an arrogant, cerebral academic lawyer who had climbed the greasy pole of Chicago politics from community activist to senator in about five minutes singularly unqualified to be president--had a lump in my throat when he was elected. It was, damn it, moving to see a mixed-race man with a black wife being voted in by

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/5/2012 7:20:52 AM     (No. 8988717)

Smacks of racism - liberal style.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LouD, 11/5/2012 7:23:20 AM     (No. 8988720)

Sure, you Europeans say you would vote for him, but you wouldn't want to have him as your leader(?). From 3000 miles away it's hard to see his warts, but he has plenty. As for leading, you have to turn around to see him; or check out the golf courses.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MObeef4u, 11/5/2012 7:30:05 AM     (No. 8988736)

Question: How many of these Europeans, who are so superior in intellect, sophistication and tolerance, have voted a black or mixed-race man or woman into the highest elected office in their country? England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, the Scandinavian countries? Anybody? Bueler...Bueler...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/5/2012 7:35:30 AM     (No. 8988746)

People overseas don't understand the metrics America's greatness is based on or they would have converted to a similar government and economic model a long time ago. Instead,it's the other way around where we're copying Europe that's underwater everywhere you look with the possibly Sweden who had a big tax cut and is recovering.

the people that make this country work are being systematically snuffed out along with our supposed balance of power.The dems don't care about taking back the House because they don't need it with an imperial exe branch.Even the senate with it's filibusters make it near impossible to get anything done.Obama can keep the downward spiral with the veto pen and exe orders.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/5/2012 7:41:49 AM     (No. 8988752)

Missie Barack is not cerebral, not academic, and is no more than the exemplar of affirmative action gone awry. I know of dozens of black, academic cerebral men and women who do not hate America, are not drug abusers or alcoholics, who do not have a narcissistic personality disorder.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/5/2012 7:55:47 AM     (No. 8988784)

The rest of the world loves Obama because unlike the rest of America's enemies, he alone has succeeded in diminishing its power and reducing it to their level. They are envious of and fearful of its hyperpower status, which will be rebuilt under President Romney.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: DARling, 11/5/2012 8:02:13 AM     (No. 8988796)

The entire rest of the world other than Israel wants us to be weaklings in America. Also, just like Americans who supported Clinton when he had a zipper problem, world leaders feel a little less inferior when they support a milquetoast like Obama. Maybe they think if Obama finishes the job destroying America, their people will have no place to run to when Europe keeps taxing the workers to pay for the lazy.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 11/5/2012 8:02:37 AM     (No. 8988798)

This expains why Europe and the UK are falling off a fiscal cliff.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 11/5/2012 8:23:18 AM     (No. 8988847)

gee.. lemme think..
soros and the rest of the world contributed 700 million to his last campaign so he'd rescue their dead governments and use OUR assets to bring abour Global Communism..
i guess they'd vote for him..

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Reply 10 - Posted by: woodsman, 11/5/2012 8:42:26 AM     (No. 8988896)

Great....Let him run the EU then

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 11/5/2012 8:42:52 AM     (No. 8988898)

Good to see that those nice folks who oppressed us here and drove us to armed rebellion in the mid 1700's have learned nothing in the intervening 200+ years. Only someone who hated America could wish an incompetent sociopath like Obama on us. Somebody tell me again why we were so eager to help them out in 1916-18 and 1939-1945? again?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: FunOne, 11/5/2012 8:46:18 AM     (No. 8988912)

If the residency requirements for leadership in the land of the Brits is as lax as they are here in the US, maybe being Prime Minister is in the cards for Obama.



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Reply 13 - Posted by: privateer, 11/5/2012 1:00:00 PM     (No. 8989724)

Sorry, Ruth, the lump in your throat was you swallowing your pea-sized brain! The lure of the mixed-race candidate with the black wife is akin to baiting a mousetrap. Peanut butter works great and chocolate, too. Either way, bye bye mouse. You were tricked, too.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 11/5/2012 4:39:11 PM     (No. 8990333)

I read the whole article.

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