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Good – They’re elected, so why am I conflicted?

Posted by Lee on November 10, 2008

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Good for the world
I, like millions of others in the world, sighed with relief when Barak Obama was elected President of the USA. Years of the Bush legacy have left the international reputation of the USA in tatters. As far as the rest of the world was concerned, the USA had become the nation to distrust, and the desire for change was paramount. With the current economic woes of the world, a young, dynamic non-Republican US President, someone with oodles of energy and vitality to drive positive change, seems like a good prescription for the future.
Saying that, I also felt sorry for McCain. I have no doubt that he is a good, honorable patriot but he seemed like a man out of time – ten years out of time in terms of being the Republican candidate of choice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Is this the best US political ad ever?

Posted by Lee on October 27, 2008

No, I’m not talking about the politics, nor the rights and wrongs of it – I’m merely looking at the topicality, the relevance, and the nostalgic take on a series of classic TVCs from a US power brand in a wealthier, (happier?) time. Made for the internet by the gifted guys at 60Frames, and I don’t even think it is an ‘official party message’.

So funny, and yet just a wee bit sad…….

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