2008 US presidential election

2008 November

Africans are caught up in Obama’s hope

2012-12-11T13:20:15+00:00 November 10th, 2008|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

KAMPALA, Uganda✦ So you think you feel good about what unfolded south of Canada’s border on Nov. 4? You should see the party in Africa. There has been dancing in the streets, public holidays and general high-fives from nationals to diplomats to expatriates, all convinced that, as one Ugandan paper put it, “America is reborn.”