posted on Nov, 6 2008 @ 10:21 AM
As an American, I thank all of you for giving us your best wishes and congratulations, I really do. I appreciate the love, respect and hope you are
all feeling toward our country.
I know many of you have changed your opinion of us virtually overnight.
However, in this day of congratulations I can't help but notice that we wouldn’t be congratulated if it were McCain who was elected. I see it in
this thread, even though the original poster requested that this be a positive thread with no political baiting, it seems that is almost every
congratulatory post there is quite a bit of hate infused. Veiled congratulations.
If McCain had won, we would be seeing post after post (including you OP) that would have bashed this country with less than supportive words. That
And it just tells me (us) that you are just like the rest of us, politically biased.
As for my fellow Americans, I saw one post that said he was finally proud to be an American today. As if a McCain win would have made him less so. He
hated America Monday and loves it on Wednesday?
Isn’t that kind of silly?
The problems that we still face just magically melted away like they never mattered.. all that mattered was that their guy was in the White House.
Is that a true American?
How about you.. the non-American. Are you being honest? You, who congratulates us today? Do you love us now? Do you really think anything has
changed? Has the worlds media based hatred of one man gone so far that your willing to suspend logic?
I am not baiting you, or calling out your sincerity.. but I want to know.. is the congratulation real? The hope?
One vote can change a country so much?
Honestly, based on the worlds reaction, I am glad Obama won.
I repeat, I am as far away from a liberal can get, and I say.. I am glad Obama won.
I love my country and always have loved my country regardless of who was in the White House (unlike many of you on this forum who are fair-weather at
But I also realize a few things some of you will either ignore, forget or will not realize due to lack of media interest:
I don’t believe Guantanamo will cease to exist (even if it is closed)
I do not believe that America’s tactics will change (only the reporting of)
I do not believe that America’s “illegal” activities in the intelligence world will cease. (only the reporting of)
I do not believe that America’s foreign policy will change with any significance whatsoever. (only the reporting of)
America’s stanch positions on trade and protectionism will not change, neither will it’s stance with other world leaders or our positions on
defense or allies defense. WTO will be the same, NATO will stay the say.
So the only thing that changes is the placard on the oval office desk and we have a guy smart enough not to say silly things like "you're either
with us or against us"
And the world doesn’t care.?
In fact they are congratulating us…. profusely at that.
I am glad.. but at the same time, kindof dissapointed in the rest of the world.