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Michelle: the Flaw in Obama’s Armor?

July 5, 2008 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

The electoral machine is like a steamroller. But in its running this year, the proverbial street-flattener seems to have come to some resistant bumps in the road--Michelle Obama doesn’t really have the demeanor of a future first lady. She bangs fists with her husbands to wish him luck, just like young rappers. She [Read more]

Barack Obama becomes the Democratic Nominee

June 4, 2008 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

More than the vote itself (Hillary Clinton won South Dakota and Barack Obama in Montana), it was the super delegates of the party who brought the 17 months of suspense to a close, rallying progressively behind the mixed-race candidate in the middle of the day on Tuesday. “Tonight, we mark the end of a historic [Read more]

Barack Obama’s Victory and Hillary’s Defeat

May 31, 2008 // Le Temps - Switzerland - French

One day Barack Obama’s two girls, Sasha and Malia, 6 and 9 years old, may want to run for the President of the United States. And on that day, they will be able to thank Hillary Clinton. “How the primaries end isn’t important,” the Democrat explained Tuesday. “Senator Clinton has confronted the myths, broken [Read more]

How Bill Clinton Squandered His Reputation

May 18, 2008 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

Hillary Clinton is facing defeat in the U.S. presidential primaries. Bill Clinton has already lost due to the fact that he has morphed into a political rowdy. While America’s media awaits the end of the presidential primaries in early June, they while away the time with the maliciously gleeful question “Whatever [Read more]

McCain Swiped “Family Recipes” From the Internet

May 14, 2008 // Blick - Switzerland - German

McCain swiped “family recipes” from the internet With recipes like these, John McCain can do little to improve the ratty Republican image – not least because they didn’t really come from his grandma. Tuna Hawaiian style, farfalle with turkey sausages or rosemary chicken: these great sounding dishes appeared [Read more]

American Support For Teheran?

May 11, 2008 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

The Iranian sister organization of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has accused the United States of indirectly supporting the Teheran regime’s war against the rebels. Head of the Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK), Haji Ahmedi, declared that the U.S. provided aerial reconnaissance intelligence to Turkey which was [Read more]
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