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Did Obama Just Throw
The Entire Election Away?

Daily Beast, by Andrew Sullivan

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/8/2012 10:40:20 PM

The Pew poll is devastating, just devastating. Before the debate, Obama had a 51 - 43 lead; now, Romney has a 49 - 45 lead. That's a simply unprecedented reversal for a candidate in October. Before Obama had leads on every policy issue and personal characteristic; now Romney leads in almost all of them. Obama's performance gave Romney a 12 point swing! I repeat: a 12 point swing. Romney's favorables are above Obama's now. Yes, you read that right. Romney's favorables are higher than Obama's right now. That gender gap that was Obama's firewall? Over in one night:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gollyneds, 10/8/2012 10:42:43 PM     (No. 8919295)

well andrew, sucks being you

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/8/2012 10:45:24 PM     (No. 8919300)

Poor Andrew. He's not happy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/8/2012 10:48:04 PM     (No. 8919309)

We were supposed to lavish praise upon him for merely showing up.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 10/8/2012 10:51:51 PM     (No. 8919319)

Panic attacks Andrew Sullivan! He realizes obama sucks even at sea level.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 10/8/2012 10:52:23 PM     (No. 8919321)

In a tizzy and can't find his binky.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thegare, 10/8/2012 10:55:13 PM     (No. 8919328)

This Pew poll way over sampled Pubbies.......setting up a recovery for Purple Lips later this month when they over sample Dembo's.....then we will hear all about a HUGE comeback.......LOL

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 10/8/2012 10:56:03 PM     (No. 8919330)

When Obama falls the splash will swamp many small boats like Andrew's.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 10/8/2012 11:01:51 PM     (No. 8919340)

Andrew Sullivan - poor guy - has his apron over his head. He just cannot BELIEVE his messiah can have bungled it this badly.

I won't be satisfied until I see a Romney sweep on 11/6. Anything less can be fiddled. Look what just happened in Venezuela...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 10/8/2012 11:02:48 PM     (No. 8919343)

Oh, Andrew. Where is your empathy?

FTA: "Much, much more than Obama's vanity is at stake."

I feel so, so sorry for your own vanity. Yours and many liberals have their personal vanity at stake. You have been had, and we will no longer be had by you.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Shimp, 10/8/2012 11:11:46 PM     (No. 8919353)

I will now go out on a limb here: Romney/Ryan in a landslide, especially after Thursday nights debate. Oh, did I mention get the popcorn ready for that one?

When you lose the New Yorker Daily, Chris Matthews, F. Chuck Todd, the nyt's, and la times, you are cooked.

Unless he declares Marshll law, the Tea Party is going to do to him what we did in 2010.

Not saying don't go out and vote, we all need to! Just saying the numbers don't add up and time is growing nigh. I think obamster is tired of "leading" the country and wants all the perks an ex-president gets without all the hassle. He HATES the work!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mainelysane, 10/8/2012 11:18:50 PM     (No. 8919358)

There's a long way to go yet.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/8/2012 11:20:15 PM     (No. 8919362)

I'd be interested in knowing just what Obama has done to improve Andrew's life, and how his re-election would matter one way or another.

I know. Gay marriage. It always comes down to that. But Geez...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: trapper, 10/8/2012 11:35:05 PM     (No. 8919381)

To put it bluntly: yes.

But to be fair, was there really anything else that Obama could have been expected to do? He has failed America in every way, and has nothing positive to show for four years in office. Osama doesn't count. Hunting him was W's program.

FTA: "Obama still has an edge on Medicare, scores much higher on relating to ordinary people, is ahead on foreign policy..."

In the next debate, which is a townhall syle, Romney will have a chance to be conversational with the audience. Then the last one on foreign policy on the 24th. Romney will do a slice and dice of Obama on foreign policy, and by Halloween even ILLINOIS will be in play. If Sullivan thinks it's bad for Obama now, just stick around and pay attention.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: truthfetish, 10/8/2012 11:37:18 PM     (No. 8919385)

BWAAAHAAAAHAAAA

Andwew sure has his dwaws in a twist.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: arminius, 10/9/2012 12:48:20 AM     (No. 8919431)

It's all just a setup for the Big Comeback Story.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ragu, 10/9/2012 12:58:34 AM     (No. 8919436)

Re: #10's post:

I believe that all those mentioned in the post will still vote for Obama, as will millions of others. Let's keep working hard to elect Republicans. (I say this with respect to #10's opinion)

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Reply 17 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 10/9/2012 9:26:10 AM     (No. 8919920)

Zero's media schills are so easily excitable...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: joeyinempirestate, 10/9/2012 10:03:31 AM     (No. 8920044)

Until Fla. and Ohio go Romney, don't celebrate early.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: sinic, 10/9/2012 10:10:51 AM     (No. 8920069)

Don't let any of this stuff lull you into complacency...that's what the liberals want. If you think there's no need for you to go out and vote...THINK AGAIN! The left NEVER quits...they'll keep coming at us like ants.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 10/9/2012 10:11:21 AM     (No. 8920071)

I have an image of Mr. Sullivan in a bunker with a toothbrush mustache screaming 'Lies! Lies! Everything from Romney's mouth is a lie!' But when questioned as to what were the lies he offers no rebuttal, but throws his coat over his head an runs away. How can anybody take this guy seriously?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: RosietheObserver, 10/9/2012 10:14:21 AM     (No. 8920080)

This liberal meme of "lies, lies, lies" is ridiculous. But they need to believe it.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/9/2012 10:17:31 AM     (No. 8920089)

#6 and #15 have it.
Forget these polls - all of them.
They should all come with the disclaimer "For fun and entertainment purposes only"
The only one that matters is on election day. Go find three people and convince them to vote Romney/Ryan.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 10/9/2012 10:23:19 AM     (No. 8920105)

What is the difference between Anthony Sullivan (infomercial pitchman) and Andrew Sullivan (Obama pitchman)?

Answer: There is no difference. They both sell hope and change with smoke and mirrors.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Layne's Soapbox, 10/9/2012 10:26:49 AM     (No. 8920115)

Well, I feel better for having read that. He, he, he. And my husband and I really did make popcorn for last week's debate. Tonight's should be hysterical.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: msctex1, 10/9/2012 10:36:37 AM     (No. 8920148)

For God's sake, Andrew. How long is it going to take before you realize it was all -- ALL -- a lie?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: MissMolly, 10/9/2012 10:38:56 AM     (No. 8920152)

I'm so glad this was made a Must Read. It's great fun watching Andrew cry.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: msjena, 10/9/2012 10:41:06 AM     (No. 8920159)

Remember when Andrew was a fiscal conservative and a war hawk? That was, until Bush came out in support of a marriage amendment. And Andy's transformation to hardcore liberal was complete when Barry entered the race. I wonder why? Where, by the way, is Andrew on the Libya debacle? You would think that he would show the same amount of emotion over the murder of our ambassador (and the mobs dragging his body through the streets) that he does over Obama's lackluster debate performance.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: nevernaught, 10/9/2012 10:54:00 AM     (No. 8920199)

Dream on Sullivan, Zero never had such a lead, it was just the usual liberal publications and pollsters juggling the numbers and the people polled. Face it, the man is incompetent, lazy, an ideologue and a danger to the Republic. You bozos knew this and still sold him to the American people. Romney exposed him for what he is... a completely empty suit, so stop whimpering and change your diaper.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/9/2012 11:02:49 AM     (No. 8920220)

In his desperate attempt to rally the troops, Sullivan says that Romney and Ryan would amount to "We're back to Bush-Cheney, but more extreme."

Wow! Who knew that anyone could be worse than Bush and Cheney!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Butch59, 10/9/2012 11:25:46 AM     (No. 8920317)

I get the impression from this article that this Sullivan character isn't a true conservative.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 10/9/2012 11:37:47 AM     (No. 8920346)

FTA: "has that kind of swing ever happened this late in a campaign? Has any candidate lost 18 points among women voters in one night ever? And we are told that when Obama left the stage that night, he was feeling good. That's terrifying. On every single issue, Obama has instantly plummeted into near-oblivion."

Ouch!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: rc1776, 10/9/2012 11:39:28 AM     (No. 8920357)

Not if America's enemies have anything to do with funding acorn, the black panthers, and other Constitution hating dimfecal fascist dissidents.
Dedicated foes such as iran, china, venuzuela, pakistan, and california, washingdung, are giving selflessly to advance Forward (sound familiar?) their causes.

This is not approved by sasquatch the chirrens food tzar.


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Reply 33 - Posted by: Keep_Right, 10/9/2012 11:53:02 AM     (No. 8920400)

FTA - near the end "If the lies and propaganda of the last four years work even after Obama had managed to fight back solidly against them to get a clear and solid lead in critical states, then reality-based government is over in this country again." This person is so deceived! Obama and his extremist populated administration represents 'reality-based' government? Reading that statement makes me feel ill!


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Reply 34 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/9/2012 12:00:14 PM     (No. 8920433)

I don't think he threw it away. He threw it. That mansion in Hawaii and those speaking fees are calling his name.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Getagrip19, 10/9/2012 12:03:04 PM     (No. 8920442)

The MSM continues to foist this notion that Obama is responsible for Romney's upturn. The truth is we all had an unvarnished look at Romney (w/o the extreme media bias clouding our perception) and guess what - Romney looks pretty good!

Romney won that debate because he was prepared, he was confident, and he was enthusiastic. He was much more dynamic than the Poser.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: sgmode, 10/9/2012 12:03:22 PM     (No. 8920444)

Just voted today in Akron,Ohio all Republican...felt great!
A few observations: It was a mad house and took me 50 min.
There were alot of AA (African Americans) voters.They were Bused in.
Our turn out is critcial!

I had to fill out 2 sheets,on both it asked for your DL# or last 4 digits of SS#. Officials check it to see if they match, one AA bro was called out on it... that was reasuring.
I will go to my polling place in Nov. to see if it is recorded that I voted early.



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Reply 37 - Posted by: Talk2, 10/9/2012 12:04:33 PM     (No. 8920447)

When will the MSM actually show the bozo in the WH for what he is? IMO, he would be a narcississtic, communist would be dictator.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/9/2012 12:07:38 PM     (No. 8920461)


desperation is setting in. Panic attack here.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Mazeman, 10/9/2012 12:18:41 PM     (No. 8920502)

I don't listen to Sullivan even when I agree with him.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Pinchem, 10/9/2012 12:26:52 PM     (No. 8920536)

#20...it isn't just Sullivan who is brainwashed into the "lie" business. Ask any Liberal precisely what the lie is and what document do they have, or can point to, to prove it is a lie? They can't do it. They just know "he lies" because some pathetic excuse of human excrement said so.

When you ask a people (as did Howard Stern and Jay Leno) who is President Obama's running mate and they answer Paul Ryan, or you ask who is running against Obama and they say McCain, you know this country is full of gullible ignorant people.

I think it would be fun to meet the mothers of those in the Media and ask them if they are proud of raising children who became communist traitors and to twist stories around and deliberately lie to the American People? Are you truly proud of what you raised?


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Reply 41 - Posted by: RIsailor, 10/9/2012 12:57:02 PM     (No. 8920728)

One time conservative Sullivan makes a lot of sense until he gets into the lies meme. I guess the libs really believe in the meme.

Thank goodness we have scholars like Ann and Jonah and others to help us understand how undeveloped the minds of today's liberals are.

I am so glad that we had Ronaldus Maximus to save our country from them when we needed him, and that a good man like Mitt has made the transition from business to government.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: DebiAnn, 10/9/2012 12:57:47 PM     (No. 8920729)

Newsflash Andrew: The polls were never right to begin with! Only in the fantasy world of the Libs.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: fljack, 10/9/2012 1:14:08 PM     (No. 8920775)

Having been born and raised in the NYC area, I moved to Florida as a relatively young man with family. I now consider myself a southerner, by the grace of God.

My wife and I are too upset for words by the NYr's, Ohioans and other Yankee types coming down here and "rearranging the furniture.". They came here to escape what happened to their native states, yet dare to tell us how it should be and how wrong we are. They brought their stinkin' politics and 'gimme' arogance with them. I would like to go to each of their homes on election day and use either a penny or a nail gun to lock them in. We don't need any more damage.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: pindarjr, 10/9/2012 1:15:46 PM     (No. 8920780)

Merry Andrew doesn't sound so merry anymore.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 10/9/2012 2:49:03 PM     (No. 8921029)

We all like a bit of schadenfreude but the less attention paid to the camp version of Lemmy out of Motorhead (based on their whiskers) the better.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 10/9/2012 3:12:36 PM     (No. 8921075)

We're all going to have to get together and take up a collection and buy Andrew one of those giant economy size jugs of Tide laundry detergent. It will surely take a jug that size to handle Andrew's soiled pink lace panties.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 10/9/2012 3:23:30 PM     (No. 8921103)

What happened was:

1) the MEDIA (that would be you, Sullivan) could no longer only sound-bite Romney into the caricature they have been shamelessly pushing onto the public, &

2) the MEDIA could no longer sound-bite Obama into faux brilliance in sound bites to the public.

I said this before the debate. John Q. Public could see for him/herself the candidates as they really are for almost 2 blessed hours. If it weren't for debates (that really aren't debates, but, rather PR), the conservative side of the country would be completely screwed by YOUR profession, Sullivan. Truth is hard for you guys to take, I know. You'll probably find a way to stop televising the debates, too, next election.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 10/9/2012 3:26:37 PM     (No. 8921109)

...and did I mention sound bites? ;)

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Tianne, 10/9/2012 3:32:54 PM     (No. 8921124)

Andrew Sullivan’s article summation:
Romney leads; Romney lies; Romney has highest turn around ever; Romney lies; propaganda, more lies; Obama has edge on Medicare, foreign policy, on being moderate, consistent, and honest (!); Romney lies; Obama threw in the towel – didn’t rebut; Romney lies; Obama too arrogant; Romney lies; President self-immolates on live TV; Romney lies.

Reader’s conclusion: Obama is a dismal failure; desperate supporters find nothing to support; have no strategy except to accuse opponent of ‘lies’ without backup. Romney prevailing. So sorry, Andrew.


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Reply 50 - Posted by: little guy, 10/9/2012 3:42:28 PM     (No. 8921145)

Ole Andrew may be wetting his panties now --- but read between the lines. He is saying that the LEFT will do ANYTHING to help save Obama from himself. Everyone be warned! This means thermo-nuclear war from their side. They will now lie much more, cheat like they are going to be hanged tomorrow and Obama will bomb Iran before they lose.

Desperate people do desperate things when they are trapped and a wounded animal is much more dangerous than normal --- especially if you corner them in your barn!

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Reply 51 - Posted by: Chippewa, 10/9/2012 4:15:34 PM     (No. 8921228)

I believe that Obama has a good chance of losing Michigan. If that happens, I think Obama does not have a chance.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 10/9/2012 4:28:43 PM     (No. 8921252)

Andrew. Andrew. What are we going to do with you?
Zero is a black extreme leftist from Chicago who has been milking the system for years.
Don't you get it yet?



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Reply 53 - Posted by: virbots, 10/9/2012 5:23:19 PM     (No. 8921339)

#6, polls that over-sample democrats or republicans aren't necessarily wrong. The pollsters are well aware of it and adjust the results accordingly.

Nor is oversampling evidence of trying to manipulate the results. When pollsters call, they simply can't know ahead of time who's going to be home and who's not. Nor can they know who's going to hang up on them and who won't.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: LZK, 10/9/2012 7:22:13 PM     (No. 8921541)

I get the feeling media, consultants,(conservative and liberal), and pollsters are keeping the race "close" to sell their wares.

I'll wait for November 6th -- the real poll.

LZK

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Reply 55 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/9/2012 7:27:26 PM     (No. 8921549)

Nobody deserves this throw-away more than Andrew Sullivan except maybe Beer-ick Obama.

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Reply 56 - Posted by: DoktorFranken, 10/9/2012 7:49:50 PM     (No. 8921584)

Sheesh! Someone call for a WHHHHambulance for this suffering progtard.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: geminale, 10/9/2012 9:53:43 PM     (No. 8921768)

After reading about M and B's job history, it wouldn't surprise me that B is tired of being Prez and wants to lose the election, retire to Hawaii and enjoy all the foreign campaign money that's been flowing in courtesy of obama.com.

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Reply 58 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 10/9/2012 11:05:29 PM     (No. 8921881)

Funny how they told us that the debate was going to be meaningless and would change nothing. Turns out the debate was important after all because it was when millions of voters actually got to meet Romney for the first time outside of distorted Obama ads and biased news clips from the lamestreams. Seems people liked what they saw especially in comparison to the empty chair he debated against.

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Washington Post, by Keith B. Richburg    Original Article
Posted By: BuckeyeRon- 12/6/2013 9:00:14 AM     Post Reply
To fully appreciate what former South African president Nelson Mandela was able to accomplish, it is necessary to hearken back to the South Africa he found when he emerged from prison in 1990, and what the country was like in those critical four years between his release and his election to the presidency in 1994. Put simply, South Africa was a violent, dangerous and heavily-armed place teetering precariously on the edge of an all-out race war. And in the early 1990s, it was entirely unclear which way the country would go. On one side, embittered white rejectionists were refusing to

FW de Klerk: world has
lost a great unifier with
Nelson Mandela´s death
Guardian [UK], by Warren Murray    Original Article
Posted By: BuckeyeRon- 12/6/2013 8:03:38 AM     Post Reply
FW de Klerk, the South African president under whom Nelson Mandela was released from prison, has said his country and the world have lost "a great unifier". De Klerk shared the Nobel peace prize with Mandela in 1993 for brokering the end of apartheid and, when the ANC leader was elected president in the first multiracial election, entered into a government of national unity as his deputy. De Klerk, 77, said in remarks to the BBC: "It´s a very sad moment for the whole of South Africa and I´m sure millions of people around the world. "I fully associate myself

How Nelson Mandela transcended
race barriers to become a symbol
of resistance and exemplar of
human generosity of spirit
Daily Mail [UK], by Max Hastings    Original Article
Posted By: BuckeyeRon- 12/5/2013 5:44:28 PM     Post Reply
Nelson Mandela was the most famous black man in history. He transcended race barriers to become an exemplar of human generosity of spirit. His towering personality made possible the peaceful transfer of power in South Africa from white minority to black majority rule. If he was less effective as president of his country than he had been as the symbol of resistance to apartheid, he demonstrated statesmanship unmatched in Africa. He inspired love as much as respect, and became regarded by hundreds of millions of people as a secular saint. More was asked of him, and sometimes claimed for him,

Nelson Mandela, revered statesman
and anti-apartheid leader, dies at 95
Yahoo News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: BuckeyeRon- 12/5/2013 4:53:42 PM     Post Reply
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at age 95 of complications from a recurring lung infection. The anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate was a beloved figure around the world, a symbol of reconciliation from a country with a brutal history of racism. Mandela was released from prison in 1990 after nearly 30 years for plotting to overthrow South Africa´s apartheid government. In 1994, in a historic election, he became the nation´s first black leader. Mandela stepped down in 1999 after a single term and retired from political and public life.

Shooting Victim Identified
as Alzheimer´s Patient
WTVC-TV [Chattanooga, TN], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: BuckeyeRon- 11/28/2013 1:29:32 PM     Post Reply
The victim in an early morning shooting in Walker County has been identified as Ronald Westbrook, a 72-year-old Alzheimer´s patient. Westbrook was shot outside the home of Joe Hendricks on Cottage Crest Court about 4 am. Westbrook lived about two-and-a-half miles from where he was shot and had apparently wandered away from home. Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said Hendricks has not been charged. However he said the investigation continues and did not rule out the possibility of charges in the future. The sheriff said Hendricks heard a suspicious sound outside the house and called 911.



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