Sorry, Obama’s not who you said he was, (but he is who _he_ said he was)

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Looking back at some election quotes: Obama’s Historic Victory by Howard Zinn: “But, as the first African American in the White House, elected by an enthusiastic citizenry which expects a decisive move towards peace and social justice, he presents a possibility for important change.Obama becomes president in a situation which cries out for such change. The nation has been engaged in two futile and immoral wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the American people have turned decisively against those wars.” The people did not turn against the wars in voting…read more