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The Longing for Charisma

July 26, 2008 // Tageszeitung - Germany - German

If Barack Obama is elected to the office of president of the U.S., then it will be his duty to represent the interests of his country. Charisma will mean nothing.

How Far Left is Obama?

July 25, 2008 // Zeit - Germany - German

What the progressive scene in America thinks of the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s public appearance in Berlin has become a mega-event, thanks mostly to Angela Merkel, and all the bickering about the location for the holy deed. Now the entire world is watching, even though it’s not easy to [Read more]

The Hangover After the Party

July 25, 2008 // Financial Times - Deutschland - Germany - German

Obama’s speech in Berlin was an advertisement for the cooperative struggle against terrorism. For the German government, that’s a clear sign he expects more German participation.

The “Gold Lizzie” and Barack Obama

July 24, 2008 // Die Welt - Germany - German

The world is covered with victory columns like the beach is covered with sand. The reasons why Obama shouldn’t be allowed to speak [at the Victory Column] don’t hold water.

How Many Fans in Obama’s Fan Zone?

July 21, 2008 // Bild - Germany - German

The countdown is running. In three days he’ll be in Berlin, speaking at the Victory Column. Political pop-star Barack Obama - pictures of the Democratic presidential candidate will be carried live on the Fanmeile video walls in Berlin, and broadcast to the entire world. But how many Berliners will be at his "fan [Read more]

Obama in Afghanistan

July 20, 2008 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama began his foreign tour on Saturday with a visit to Afghanistan. Together with his two Senate colleagues, Jack Reid and Chuck Hegel, Obama put forth a personal impression of the security situation at the scene. According to military sources, they were greeted by U.S. [Read more]

Waiting for the Obama Savior

July 19, 2008 // Financial Times Deutschland - Germany - German

The Germans celebrate Obama as the man upon whom they pin their political hopes. But this enthusiasm doesn’t have much to do with democracy. They will come in droves, the crowds. Whether U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama makes his appearance at the Victory Column, the Tempelhof Airport or in the polar bear [Read more]

Obama Will Speak at the Victory Column

July 19, 2008 // Die Welt - Germany - German

The search for a location for the planned speech to be given by US Presidential candidate Barack Obama during his Berlin visit is apparently at an end. He will appear on the 24th of July at the Great Star, according to an announcement yesterday evening by senate and government sources. The podium will be built [Read more]
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