Author Topic: Barack Obama's success in South Africa cannot mask the failure at home  (Read 224 times)

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Re: Barack Obama's success in South Africa cannot mask the failure at home
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2013, 03:38:11 PM »


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Re: Barack Obama's success in South Africa cannot mask the failure at home
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2013, 03:52:48 PM »
If that's success, I'd hate to see failure.
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The thrilling narrative arc of that sentence still has the power to enrapture audiences abroad; they see Mr Obama, as he often likes to see himself, as an uplifting symbol of civility and common sense in a bitterly divided world.
In a fantasy world, maybe, but certainly not in this real "bitterly divided" one.
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Re: Barack Obama's success in South Africa cannot mask the failure at home
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2013, 03:53:43 PM »
If that's success, I'd hate to see failure.In a fantasy world, maybe, but certainly not in this real "bitterly divided" one.


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