"Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki called Obama’s victory a “momentous” day for Kenya.
He declared tomorrow a public holiday for Kenyans to “celebrate the historic achievement by Senator Obama and our country”. (Source)
If this were a Jewish man elected for president, and Israel declared a national holiday to celebrate this event, what would have been the expected general response for such a gesture?
"Civilization is not self-supporting. It is artificial. If you are not prepared to concern yourself with the upholding of civilization -- you are done." (Ortega y Gasset)
Wednesday, November 05, 2008