28 November 2008

Which president are you?

The way some Americans talk, they're getting five presidents in one. …

(“Commentary: Which hero do we want Obama to be?”, CNNPolitics.com, 27 Nov 2008)

They left out Reagan.

The commentator's concluding remarks say it all:

But will Obama be a great one? Even a good one?

The Americans who are comparing him to those remarkable predecessors are putting a lot of faith in a man they barely know.

Let's pray that he lives up to the most optimistic expectations.

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