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A World for Saving

I’m introducing a new feature at the Quiddity blog. I want Presdient-elect Obama to succeed and I fear that his friends might make it a whole lot harder for him. So I’m keeping an eye out for Messianic language and exagerrated claims or expectations that he can’t possibly live up to. The flip side is the exagerrated claims about the world Mr. Obama is serving. I call this the:

Overstatement Watch (entry one):

Barack Hussein Obama did not win because of the color of his skin. Nor did he win in spite of it. He won because at a very dangerous moment in the life of a still young country, more people than have ever spoken before came together to try to save it. And that was a victory all its own.

Time Magazine today

If you have more examples, and I know they are legion, please feel free to comment below or forward them to us at CiRCE.

Mr. Obama is a real person in a real world and I think he could do some good things. Whether his followers can save our country bets a lot of questions.

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