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  •  Read a lot of newspapers overseas. (1+ / 0-)
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    A lot of our allies think he has been corrupted by Wall Street, and they have a very low opinion of Democrats in general who they see as being very weak and lacking principles.  And as a lifelong Democrat that makes me sad.

    Many do not like his policies on drones, and they think the policies of the Treasury Department have caused a lot of damage to the world economy.

    Actually, I think Obama would fit in quite well in Canada, and that's not being facetious.  I love parts of Canada, especially Vancouver, but the country has changed a lot over the last ten years and I can't put my finger on the political pulse of your country, but it seems to reflect neo-liberal to conservative views that I don't share.

    •  I guess there are concerns and criticisms from (0+ / 0-)

      folks around the world, but I still disagree with your original statement that he is not liked. Maybe the rest of us are more willing to accept that he is not perfect because our own leaders are so mediocre.
      And yes, he would fit in very well here in Canada, I wish we could have him instead of our current leader or any of those vying to replace him.

      You cannot cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore

      by Thomasina on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 07:18:12 AM PST

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