America, Please Could We Have Your President?
Yes, he inherited an avenging militaristic legacy, but from his second inaugural speech Barack Obama had us at hello. Meanwhile, we’re stuck with David ‘Balloon Animal’ Cameron and his unwilling cohorts. Just weight it up.
Obama – Has reiterated themes of equality and fairness.
Cameron – has widened the gap between haves and have-nots to a level unknown even in Victorian times.
Obama – Has made commitments to improved welfare system.
Cameron – Is seeking to destroy the NHS by stealth introduction of private companies.
Obama – Gay rights and an improved attitude to illegal immigrants show heart in right place.
Cameron – Well-meaning but ineffectual record on gay rights, dodgy ‘tude to immigration.
Obama – Directly confronted Conservative policies.
Cameron – Covertly extols Conservative policies.
Obama – Determined to address climate change.
Cameron – Planning big-time UK fracking for oil.
Obama – Cohesive liberal vision for future.
Cameron – ‘Big Society’ plan quietly dropped.
Obama – Determined to find jobs for millions of ordinary Americans.
Cameron – Determined to find jobs for all his Eton chums.
Obama – Conciliatory toward opponents.
Cameron – Makes fun of opponents.
Obama – Hot wife.
Cameron – Mrs Cameron.
Obama – Hated by Daily Mail.
Cameron – Hated by Daily Mail.
Obama – May be first president in history to leave effective long-term Democratic legacy.
Cameron – May be replaced by Boris Johnson.