If Barrack Obama were a German candidate, he would be elected as German President, according to a German newspaper, Wiesbadener Currier. I would also vote for him because he is not only qualified for the post, furthermore, the US needs another President with another presentation.
The US needs another face, a face less repulsive, less aggressive, and less immoral. For that face, Barrack Obama stands for a new hope, more than any other recent President in the US. He has a charism like John. F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln, a charisma which is absent by the other candidates, Clinton and McCain.
Obama is more black than his another white half, he is more intellectual than to be blind nationalistic, he is more honest to be a president of Big Companies, and he is more dynamic than to be another conservative in the White House.
His first symbolic message to the world is the end of racial discrimination which has been written in the Constitution but not yet in the collective memory of humanity. His second message is to reduce an increasing negative image of the US in the world. Obama's era accelerates this paradigm shift.
Obam's message is addressed to the American masses, to Intellectuals,
and especially to the most victims of the Bush administration. Obama
criticised Bush's tax cuts as favouring the rich, he rejects his
neu-liberal economy, and he opposed the Iraq war and demanded a
timetable for troop withdrawal. Today, many intellectuals, middle class and multiracial American citizens are helping to reach his ideals.
Obama cannot radically change the established system of immoral capitalism, but he may incite new values for a humanised system like a better welfare, more social justice and more civil right. I am not very sure of the success of Obama's paradigm shift in the US, but contrary to some emotional expressions of Muslims, I think Obama can contribute to break down Islamist resistance in the world, including in the Muslim societies.
Obama era must go beyond religious divisions dangerously created by three decades of Islamism, reborn in Iran. The time must come that people look for other criteria to catalogue people, rather than by religion.
To some extent, other kinds of discrimination against ethnic groups, religious minorities, women, foreigners fall under the same scrutiny. We will hopefully enter another era which has been expected by many humanitarian organisations, intellectual humanists and frustrated souls of any race or social category who are fed up with the old system.
He has a good chance to be the next US President. However, if Americans deprive him of the chance to prove that US indeed is a land of opportunity and it stands for affirmative action and it stands for a change, then the world continues to have more injustice, more violence, and more chance for Islamism.
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