Monday, June 13, 2011

EU-USA - With Obama, love is blind

In his book The Audacity of Hope (Presses de la Cité, 2008), Barack Obama describes himself as a Rorschach test, this well-known psychological experiment where we present a series of inkblots to subjects who should say what they see. There is no right answer. Every answer to his particular way, is supposed to reveal the obsessions and anxieties of the patient.

"I'm the screen on which people of many political tendencies entirely different project their own ideas," he said. As such, I can only disappoint some, if not all. "But one of the most curious things , about those who support Obama, they are not disappointed - considering they had placed great hopes in him was inevitable - but they still devote his fervent devotion despite these disappointments.

It's as if every disappointment was experienced individually and then quietly forgotten. It has long been the case with black voters in the United States, which nevertheless continue to be [...] read more on Presseurop. had

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