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Thursday, 7 February 2008

Obama the Builder

British leftist and all round good egg, Mark Steel muses on American primary speeches.

"Barack Obama, apparently, has been the symbol of hope. But that could be quite distressing, because his entire campaign has revolved around the slogan "Yes we can." I'm all for keeping political ideas simple, but he's reduced them to Bob the bloody Builder."

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1 comment:

daniel shea said...

haha, this is great. i don't think i can listen to another obama speech with all its empty rhetoric about change what america can do. the guy never actually says anything outside of debates.

it's been awhile since i've read your blog, great stuff!