Global Politics

Western Europeans on Obama's election

In this Barcelona dancehall, American Democratic ex-pats and Obama supporters celebrated as election results came in. this San Francisco native expressed relief. Europeans seem just as excited. This Italian man said he was waiting for a change and Obama should establish better relations with Europe. This German man said Obama is the right leader for a globalized 21st century. This Portuguese woman is worried she's expecting too much but that's not necessarily a bad thing. European newspapers are sparing no ink on Obama and his image is splashed across newspaper all over the continent. One conservative newspaper had a one-word headline: �Historic.� But some are already talking about how Obama might or might not transform the world. Europeans are now watching closely to see Obama's cabinet appointments.

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