- May 08, 2011
Amazing what shooting an unarmed man in his pyjamas in the face can do to a US president’s public image. In the eyes of the media, any doubts or reservations regarding the masculinity of Barack Obama have now been resolved by the Abbottabad operation.
The ‘professorial’ former community leader from Chicago with the dancer’s physique has now become ‘Warrior Obama’ – ruthless, decisive and positively seething with Ramboesque testosterone.
Thus Time magazine’s website tells us that ‘Obama, Now the Warrior, Wants to Revive Immigration Reform.’ In a piece in the Huffington Post on ‘Reimagining Obama...
- April 08, 2011
The Obama administration’s announcement that the alleged ‘9/11 mastermind’ Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-conspirators will be tried by a military commission in Guantanamo Bay rather than in a New York federal court is not good news, but nor is it very surprising Obama’s Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr has blamed the Republican-dominated Congress...