Yes, but I think a lack of sarcasm would have people championing Pooh's comment, rather than arguing against it.
Nice article, Charlene. It does put a rational face on what has become nothing more than a shouting match. We might even make it to the level of an actual debate one of these days, but I doubt it.
keith_art wrote:Some of us Brits, at least, thought that Barack Obama was going to be a breath of fresh air in US politics but it seems that he's never going to get anywhere with such opposition. His good intentions are sadly going to remain just that!
I can only wish him luck, 'cos he's gonna need it!
A lot of us thought the same thing, Keith. But after claiming to close down Guantanamo, only to ship most of the prisoners to Bagram, extending Bush-era indefinite detention, and reneging on his position against the FISA bill (this was before the election), he just seems to be "politics as usual" with a charismatic and intelligent air about him, I'm sorry to say.
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