Let’s face it, the past 8 years have not been the best for a lot of people. When Bill Clinton left office in 2000 the world was a good place to be.
When George W. Bush came into the presidency in 2001 he had most likely hoped that during his term, he would be able to ride this wave of affluence and be seen as a good president. However, things never played out that way as the September 11 attack changed everything – not only for
Bush had the chance to be seen as a great president but he failed miserably with his responses - first the war on
This election gave
With Barack Obama becoming president, I awoke with a sense of optimism, with hope, that the world’s ills could be righted.
Although I am an
In Obama, I saw a true leader, one who could inspire, one who is thinks about his responses. A person who seeks advice on topics he requires knowledge on. I believe we have found someone who is a thinker, who is eloquent and able to converse with whomever, no matter what their ideologies are.
Afterall, has any election garnered this much attention from the world? Has any Presidential result produced this much positiveness?
This was the result the world wanted! Nearly 75% of Australians wanted Barack Obama as president, and apparently his appeal to most of Europe and parts of Asia and
Now the world has got they wanted. Now the pressure is on.
Can he deliver what he promised?
More importantly, can he be the leader that we have hoped for?