Sunday, January 06, 2008

Germany: "Lincoln, Kennedy, Obama!!!"

... The Berliner Morgenpost over the weekend ran with the headline, "The New Kennedy." The tabloid Bild went with, "This Black American Has Become the New Kennedy!"

An editorial in the Frankfurter Rundschau went one historic president better with a headline that read simply: "Lincoln, Kennedy, Obama," adding that "hope and optimism" are "the source of the nation's strength." ...

Barack Obama's popularity soars - in Germany, by Nicholas Kulish. International Herald Tribune January 6, 2008