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  • Theodore Dalrymple: Planet Obama

    11/26/2008 4:05:10 PM PST · by neverdem · 29 replies · 1,124+ views
    The American Conservative ^ | December 01, 2008 | Theodore Dalrymple
    Global euphoria is better than the disrepute of the Bush years, but so far our new president’s appeal is entirely symbolic.By Theodore Dalrymple Like it or not, the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States has done an immense amount to restore American prestige in the world. Not since the destruction of the Twin Towers has there been dancing in the streets anywhere on the planet to celebrate events in America. It is to be hoped, of course, that it is not the same people doing the dancing.In Delhi, Indians kissed Obama’s photo. Parties spilled into...