Elections 2008, Published articles

Obama-ized, democrat-ized or American-ized?

He came, he saw, he conquered.

Alexander the Great did it in

So did President-elect Barack Obama.

As Americans watched the results roll in, their Northern counterparts [us Canadians] could provide a more objective opinion on the U.S. Presidential elections.

Vancouver’s very own Alfred Hermida followed the US elections through new media technologies, a novel way of tracking election coverage.

Is this going to be a good marriage or a bad one? It remains to be seen, America has exchanged vows with the Democrat President for the next four years or more.

As President Obama said in his victory speech “At this defining moment, change has come to America.”

Canadians extend a congratulatory hand to the new President and look towards an amicably profitable future.

Andrew Ryan from the Globe and Mail called it, ” The biggest show on earth comes to a close.”

The hope remains that there are good beginnings associated with this grand closure.

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