Just after a trip to Iran to hobnob with their mullahs, former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan has finally come out in favor of Barack Hussein Obama.
DUBLIN (AFP) — A US presidential poll victory for Barack Obama would be “phenomenal,” former UN chief Kofi Annan said Thursday, adding that whoever wins needs to learn the lessons of the last eight years. …
When asked if the United States and the world was ready for a black US president, he said: “I think it would be a phenomenal change for the US and for the world.
“It would introduce a new dynamics (sic) and a new relationship between the US and the world. Whoever wins this presidency will have to come out prepared to work in partnership with the rest of the world,” he told reporters.
And he added: “I think we have learned some lessons in the past eight years and I hope whoever wins will bear that in mind.”