Europe Wonders Why Obama Agenda About to Get Wacked
Here's some reporting that we're just not getting in the states. From now on, I'm only watching Israeli news.
"Right now, there is discussion in Washington and within the government of using the 25th amendment to the US Constitution to remove Obama from office," Edward Spannaus from Executive Intelligence Review said in an interview with Press TV on Friday.
The amendment allows for removing the president if he/she has incapacity either physically or mentally.
"In this case, Obama is mentally incapable of fulfilling the office of president," Spannaus went on to say.
More seriously, reports from Europe indicate confusion over why Americans are prepared to rebut the Obama agenda next week.
Many Europeans don't get it.
"They're very confused as to how [Americans] could vote for Obama and then two years later turn around and vote for a completely different set of policies," Sarah Oates, professor of political communication the University of Glasgow, told msnbc.com.
When viewed from abroad, Obama's campaign promises of "hope" and "change" left Europeans expecting a fundamental shift in American politics.
"[People here] are just dismayed," Oates added. "There's a real feeling of ... disappointment that it didn't signal the change they thought it would."
They still think hope and change was something more than a marketing slogan.