As defeat looms, the nature of Obama’s political game will have to change

It won’t be easy, and it will require a political backbone that, thus far, Obama hasn’t proven he possesses. However, there remains the chance that, whether he’s earned it or not, come 2012, enough of the electorate will still trust the embattled incumbent when he declares that his hitherto uninspiring brand of ‘Change’ is something they can continue to believe in.

Success of Haitian presidency dependant on White House approval

Regardless of how his actions might affect the Haitian nation or its people, the incoming Haitian president is unlikely to see out his term in office without it being violently hampered, or even terminated, unless he demonstrates a clear willingness to succumb to the political and financial demands of Washington and Wall Street.