When politicians enters campaign mode in America (or maybe any country) that’s almost the same as saying they’re going into fighting mode. It’s been kind of like that with Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election campaign and because Obama’s chosen to fight back some people have described his strategy as “negative.” Yet while he was accomplishing amazing and universally beneficial things, those were criticized too. This is a list of blogs and articles on Obama by Aberjhani, an author widely known as an historian and poet and who seems to take a more balanced approach in his writings.
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Guerrilla Decontextualization and the 2012 Presidential Election Campaign
Politics isn't the only arena in which "guerrilla decontextualization" can be said to be running rampant but it's probably more obvious in this area: http://www.examiner.com/article/guerrilla-decontextualization-and-the-2012-presidential-election-campaign-pt-1
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Barack Obama, the Tea Party, & the Art of Political Persuasions
This 3-part article series takes a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to public discourse maintained by Obama's defenders and critics: http://www.examiner.com/african-american-art-in-national/obama-the-tea-party-and-the-art-of-political-persuasions-series-part-1-cool
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Dear James Baldwin (in lieu of Dear Barack Obama)
A letter by a contemporary contrasts the life, times, and challenges faced by the great author James Baldwin during the civil rights movement with Barack Obama's challenges in modern times.
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Barack Obama and the Message Beyond the Photograph
If the U.S. really is at war with terrorism, especially with al-Qaeda, is the country giving Obama too much or too little credit for most have called victories in this area?
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What the death of Osama bin Laden Indicates about Barack Obama's Leadership
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Barack Obama Joins Distinguished Predecessors as Winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize
A lot of people debated whether or not Barack Obama deserved the Nobel Prize for Peace when he won it. But guess what??? He did win it and why shouldn't America be proud of that fact?
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Barack Obama Extends Historical Legacy Astride the Promise of Change
Author Iris Formey Dawson composed the powerful poem "Astride the Promise of Change" to capture the spirit of hopefulness expressed by some during Obama's first campaign.
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Poetics of Paradigm Dancing and the 2012 Presidential Election Campaign
"Paradigm Dancing" sounds like a good description of what's been happening all over the world since 2011.