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The Black Aristocracy

January 12, 2009 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

Some believe that Obama is MLK Jr.'s successor and that as president he will try to vindicate the condition of the black race. In other words, they conflate him with a leader that fights for his ethnicity, without taking into account his other motives. There could be nothing more removed from the truth than this [Read more]

Bush’s Dog

December 20, 2008 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

"Ah, and we'll need to apologize to the dogs.
I don’t think they’re as heartless as Bush."

Good Signs from Obama

December 6, 2008 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Obama is applying one of the few really great ideas produced in the 20th century: progress is only achieved through trial and error.

November 21, 2008 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

In reality the mandate will not be known until Obama chooses a path and fails or succeeds with it.

And Obama?

November 3, 2008 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

The election of Obama means much more than a simple expression of opinion about Bush, but not so far as to think that the basic strategic interests of the United States will change. They worry about looking for substitute sources of energy, redistribution and better education, and health for its citizens, which will [Read more]

Obama, Path to the White House

October 24, 2008 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

Although McCain attempted to adopt a more offensive attitude and at times succeeded in applying strong pressure on Obama, the content of the discussion on Wednesday night probably will not change the political leaning [of the American public] over the past few weeks. Nor will it encourage such change because, [Read more]

Crisis and Prejudice

October 23, 2008 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

The state of the economy has always been the best instrument for predicting either the reelection of the incumbent or a change of political parties in the White House.
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