South Africa Blogs Obama

By Jessie Roberts

Voices without Votes rounds up South African reactions to Obama's candidacy. Below, an excerpt from the comments section on an interesting post that questions whether South Africa is ready for its own minority president:

A white President? NO…we’ve come too far to go back. In as much as I feel disillusioned by the cracks within the ANC…voting for anyone else would be tantamount to invalidating everything that my fore-fathers fought for. It’s still too early to even consider such!