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14 November 2008

He’s not the messiah… - preview

Chuck Fager considers the election from a liberal Quaker’s point of view

Barack Obama said: ‘Contrary to the rumours you’ve heard, I wasn’t born in a manger
  • I was actually born on Krypton and sent here by my father Jor-El to save the planet earth’ at the
    Alfred E Smith Foundation Memorial dinner in New York during October 2008

  • While pleased with how our US election turned out, let me say upfront that I did not share in the general giddiness of friends and colleagues
  • Or rather, I shared it for about fifteen minutes; then the euphoria wore off and it was time to get back to work

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