US President Ends Victory Celebrations As Crisis Looms

US President Barack Obama is facing his first crisis since being re-elected, after celebrity couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez announced they were breaking up.The news has dampened spirits amongst Obama’s supporters, who had been celebrating his win on Tuesday night. Mr Obama has cancelled any further victory celebrations and has returned to Washington for urgent briefings with his…

Obama Victory Speech Electrifies Faithful

Barack Obama yesterday celebrated his US presidential race victory by giving a stirring speech to his supporters. The newly re-elected President electrified a huge crowd in his home-town Chicago last night, with a soaring speech about hope and change. Obama used the speech to pay tribute to the thousands of volunteers who door-knocked, delivered pamphlets, and phoned uncommitted voters. “Without your tireless…

How About It, Mr Obama?

Dear Mr Obama, If you’re doing nothing much at the end of your four year presidential term, would you mind popping over here and sorting us out?I’m no immigration law expert, but I’m sure we could organise some kind of citizenship fast-track, allowing you to stand in the 2017 election. We’ll change the law if…

Right Thinking: A Stark Choice

Everyone’s favourite libertarian authoritarian returns with a hard-hitting column, and reminds readers that it’s only a Godwin if the person’s not actually a Hitler in disguise. Watching the national conventions of the two main American political parties these last two weeks has been a chilling reminder to me of the peril the world stands in. America is confronted with a…