Well, it's looking more and more likely that Obama will win the US election - the financial catastrophe has hammered in a few final nails into McCain's coffin. And I reckon there's good news and bad news about this, not considering the actual political result.
The good news is that those people who have sheltered behind their irrational hatred for George Bush for the last eight years will finally be forced either to shut up, or to acknowledge that actually they really do dislike America in all its guises. We'll also be spared a million trite Guardian articles about Bush-Cheney-Halliburton-oil-you name it. Some consolation there I reckon.
On the other hand, we are going to be told, repeatedly, that any criticism of the Obama presidency is inherently racist
. I'm already bored of this, and it's been going on for about six months - there's years and years to go...
Labels: Election 2008, politics, US