Here comes Obama

Finweek English Edition - - The Finweek -

THE PRES­I­DEN­TIAL elec­tion in the United States is en­ter­ing the home stretch and the last des­per­ate ef­forts of candidates Barack Obama and John McCain to swing the vote to­wards them even dom­i­nated po­lit­i­cal events in SA and Zim­babwe. Ac­cord­ing to the lat­est sur­veys, Obama is in­creas­ing his lead and will end up a fairly easy win­ner. THE STAR won­dered whether, in view of the cur­rent eco­nomic cri­sis and its un­pre­dictable con­se­quences, empty prom­ises by US pres­i­den­tial candidates re­ally mat­tered. Busi­ness Day said af­ter eight un­set­tled years, most Amer­i­cans want a new start and some­one who can han­dle the cur­rent world cri­sis.

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