Thursday, November 6, 2008

Obama- The Enchanted Frog ?

drawing by marguerita- first published in Op Ed page - NYTimes 1976

In hard times — and we can all agree the economy is not making life easy — people take refuge in fantasy and derive hope (or at least relief) from satire. These ingredients have historically resulted in anthropomorphic depiction in art and illustration - SH
We have talked about this.”
“It’s important that everybody understands that this is not going to happen overnight. There has to be a realistic expectation of what can happen and how quickly.”
President-elect Barack Obama has begun an effort to tamp down what his aides fear are unusually high expectations among his supporters, and will remind Americans regularly throughout the transition that the nation’s challenges are substantial and will take time to address.
Obama Aides Tamp Down Expectations -

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