Chomsky on Obama

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by John Kirch, D.C. Politics Examiner
November 21, 3:53 PM

The following is the transcript of an e-mail interview between and Noam Chomsky. As someone who has advocated, written about and worked for progressive causes for many years, what was your reaction to Obama’s victory on Election Day?

Chomsky: I was pleased that he won. A McCain victory could, I think, have been extremely dangerous, and the fact that a Black family will be in the White House is a matter of considerable significance. In what ways do you believe an Obama presidency will help and/or hurt progressive causes in the United States?

Chomsky: I presume that some of the harsher edges of recent policies will be smoothed, as has already happened to an extent during the second Bush administration, in the international arena at least.


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3 thoughts on “Chomsky on Obama

  1. Pingback: Noam Chomsky: What Next? The Elections, the Economy, and the World « Dandelion Salad

  2. Did you really expect anything else from the man who has made a career/status and cash aplenty from being an anarchist. He’s on record elsewhere s saying Obama’s part of the problem.

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