Obama Superstar

An Ame­ri­can woman today boar­ded the com­mu­ter train in Frank­furt-Rödel­heim and wore an Obama’08 badge. As she kept on tal­king with her boy­friend about the elec­tions and how things will hope­ful­ly chan­ge, her seat neigh­bour from West Afri­ca kind­ly asked her for that badge and was more than hap­py when she han­ded it over to him.

“God bless you, my friend”, he gra­te­ful­ly replied, “God bless you!”.

Oba­ma is much more than a can­di­da­te for the 44th pre­si­den­cy in the United Sta­tes of America.

When we look at today­’s web edi­ti­ons of both lea­ding news­pa­pers in Kenya (The Dai­ly Nati­on, The Stan­dard), we see the fol­lowing news items (Oba­ma and other US-elec­tion rela­ted news are mar­ked yellow):

The Dai­ly Nati­on:
FireShot capture #1 - 'DAILY NATION - Home' - www nation co ke

The Stan­dard:
FireShot capture #2 - 'The Standard I Online Edition Home' - www eastandard net

When was the last time you did­n’t asso­cia­te war, ter­ror, fear with the USA?