Friday, November 02, 2012

"US election: Whoever wins on Tuesday, the impact will be profound"

'Some on the left see little difference between Obama and Romney. Big mistake.' Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

 Jonathan Freedland (Guardian UK):
The world outside America is backing Obama, the polls show it, but without the fervour of four years ago. Some on the left see little difference between him and Romney, on, say, drones, civil liberties or the Middle East; the odd nuance, perhaps, but otherwise they are Tweedledum and Tweedledee. Big mistake. Some of us heard the same refrain in 2000: no difference between Gore and Bush, who cares who wins? And we all know how that worked out. MORE...

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