Letters 10 November 2012

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10th November, 2012
EXTRA-STRENGTH CARTER I used to think Barack Obama was Jimmy Carter-lite, but with his ordering the assassination of Osama bin Laden and the markedly increased drone killings in Pakistan, I realise now that he is actually extra-strength Carter. He did waste the first two years of his presidency on a rickety public medical programme that will probably fail. Nevertheless, he has earned his place in the history books as the first non-white American president. Good on him. That said, when Romney becomes the president next week, America can get back to being the toughest dude on the block. Lorne ...

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