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Obama’s Failure Is also that of Racialism

November 12, 2014 // Le Figaro - France - French

<i>The latest “Vanishing into Thin Air” series, which began with the Oct. 24 opinion piece on contemporary art: it's Barack H. Obama's turn.</i> The man who had been introduced — almost unanimously — as the new Messiah, made sacred by the color of his skin, turns out to be a pretty mediocre president of the [Read more]

Assault on the Senate

November 8, 2014 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The Americans go to the ballot boxes tomorrow to renovate the entirety of the House of Representatives and a third of the Senate in legislative elections marked by the pessimism of the voters and their disenchantment with Barack Obama.

Yes We Can?

November 8, 2014 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

<i>Barack Obama’s Democrats will lose the congressional election today. After six years in office, the president must recognize that he has failed with the "we" in his campaign slogan.</i> “Yes we can” is the sentence that we, that everyone, will always associate with the first black president of the United [Read more]

Barack Obama: The Naive

November 7, 2014 // El Diario Exterior - Spain - Spanish

It is worthwhile to look farther back and evaluate the past – not to relive old animosities, but rather to discredit the idea that terrorism and extremism are unique and exclusive of one religious sect.

Obama: Finished Too Soon?

November 2, 2014 // La Crónica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

The second-term woes of U.S. presidents are nothing new; all presidents have suffered them, but in Barack Obama's case, they seem to have arrived ahead of time and be stronger than with his predecessors. The leader is extremely unpopular, betrayed by members of his own cabinet, and everything seems to point to the fact [Read more]

Obama: Toxic at Ballot Box

October 26, 2014 // El Periodico - Spain - Spanish

Obama will not be on the ballot this Nov. 4, but as he himself has recognized, the elections will be in a large way a plebiscite on his leadership.
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