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President Barack Obama Most Popular leader of the world...

  1. pisean282311 profile image59
    pisean282311posted 6 years ago

    In an Internet survey released April 23, 2010 and made between March 31 and April 12, H.H. the Dalai Lama was voted the second most popular leader in the world behind U.S. President Barack Obama.

    what do you guys think of this..specimen was very small...

    1. ngureco profile image86
      ngurecoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      You may be right. President Obama is very popular than any other president I have ever known.

    2. alexandriaruthk profile image53
      alexandriaruthkposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The US President is always popular as the country itself holds a superpower position!

      1. Sab Oh profile image59
        Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Well, if obama has his way he'll see to it that we don't hold that position much longer. Just think how 'popular' we'd be then!

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      china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      The Dalai Llama is a lovely guy who talks peace and love - and is a victim, he has not done anything and so has never lost popularity.

      Obama rode into power on the wave of revulsion against the previous administration - Obama seems an ok guy and when considered against the past he is clearly more intelligent, more likeable and clearly trying to correct so many issues that clearly need correcting.

  2. Rochelle Frank profile image88
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    Probably was not done in the USA.

    1. pisean282311 profile image59
      pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      possibly...obama is most popular everywhere except his own country...

      1. Sab Oh profile image59
        Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        The only place where it matters

    2. dugger62 profile image60
      dugger62posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Rochelle- I am with you on that, so very true- it wasn't done here in the USA

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    logic,commonsenseposted 6 years ago

    He is very popular with socialists, elitists, dictators, and the ignorant!

  4. Harvey Stelman profile image60
    Harvey Stelmanposted 6 years ago

    It only shows how stupid people are.

    1. dugger62 profile image60
      dugger62posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      how true Harvey

    2. Ron Montgomery profile image59
      Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, the whole world is stupid and you are brilliant.

      1. JOE BARNETT profile image61
        JOE BARNETTposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        ha ha ha !!

  5. alternate poet profile image78
    alternate poetposted 6 years ago

    That is just the expression of a sigh of relief that he is not an aggressive thug, at least.

    1. Sab Oh profile image59
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Sure he is. He just directs it against his own country.

  6. Randy Godwin profile image93
    Randy Godwinposted 6 years ago

    I always feel better about President Obama when the usual suspects rail against him.  If he pisses these same folks off I couldn't be happier.  You can bet these same types voted for McCain-Palin and Dumbya before that.

    Keep on bitchin' with the SOS!

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
      Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Pissing off rednecks is one of the most important functions of a U.S. president.  It's in the consty-tushun, you can look it up.

  7. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    I know he is very popular in my country, and the rapidly improving American economy helps.
    as long as the red necks hate him all is well!
    Australia's stimulus package got past the opposition and kept us out of the recession. Obama's original package would have done better, but he did save the economy even though every thing he has tried to do has been opposed by the bone ignorant.

    I have never seen another country try to harm itself as much as America does. If they had agreed to the health reform straight up America would be like many other countries that introduced the free health bills 40 years ago. Miles in front.

    The result for everyone else has been lower long term medical costs through early intervention, less crime and social unrest, (costs America billions a year.)

    American read-necks are hell bent on destroying their own country and from outside it looks like what it is.... lunacy!

    The resident sock puppet will be along shortly to say that the rest of the world doesn't matter. Would that be the world that provides America with it's market?

    Of course Australians know nothing, we all hunt crocodiles for a living!

    Maybe that is why we have the strongest economy in the world at this time! Not American, must not matter. What a tiny minded fanatical bunch of loosers the nay sayers are!

    1. Sab Oh profile image59
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "I know he is very popular in my country"

      We don't care.


      "America would be like many other countries that introduced the free health bills "

      America doesn't aspire to be like other countries, other countries aspire to be like America.

      And NO COUNTRY HAS EVER HAD FREE HEALTH CARE.

      1. earnestshub profile image87
        earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Been expecting you! What took you so long? lol You are the problem, not the solution. No one I know aspires to have America's problems. Do you live your life in a redneck backwash?

        1. Sab Oh profile image59
          Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks for that meaningful comment.

          1. earnestshub profile image87
            earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            You must be about ready for a new puppet! :)You seem to believe you are the only country in the world, a bit like PRC China. Not gonna take you far in the real world. I have many American friends who like what is happening and have a restored belief in their country, while all you do is try to destroy thought with narrow minded views like those expressed here. Buy yourself a world map. America is one country not the entire world.
            Travelled out of your state yet? smile

            1. Sab Oh profile image59
              Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Ah, more useful, on-topic comments!

            2. Sab Oh profile image59
              Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              " Buy yourself a world map. America is one country not the entire world.
              Travelled out of your state yet?"


              Gosh no, of course not. I hear tell the steam locamotive might come through here in a few years though. Until then I'll just have to rely on the half-informed (at best) opinions of people from less significant nations to know how we should think and behave here so we can be 'popular' with the also-rans.  roll

            3. Sab Oh profile image59
              Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              "You seem to believe you are the only country in the world, a bit like PRC China"

              China doesn't think it's the only country in the world. Did anyone ever tell you they thought so when you were there? Maybe you just have an inferiority complex when it comes to larger, more powerful and important countries than your own?

              1. Sab Oh profile image59
                Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                And of course I got no answer to these questions...

        2. Sab Oh profile image59
          Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          "No one I know aspires to have America's problems."

          Oh sure, no other nation would want to have the world's largest economy, strongest military, and be the source of the most dynamic, creative minds in the world. Sure.

          " Do you live your life in a redneck backwash?"

          Are you trying to offend those who live in rural areas? Are you a bigot?

          1. earnestshub profile image87
            earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            I met people with views like yours in many parts of America, and as far as bigotry goes I will leave that to you. smile

            1. Sab Oh profile image59
              Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Don't leave it to me. I haven't expressed bigotry, you have.

              1. earnestshub profile image87
                earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Really? We all have colloquial backwashes, we just don't let them try to run our country! If left to some we would have Sarah Pailin rolling on the floor of Congress solving the worlds problems in a trance talking in tongues!

                1. Sab Oh profile image59
                  Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  In other words, the self-proclaimed 'elitists' are worthy of running a country but not the everyday, hard-working regular folks? I see. No wonder you're so fond of our current president.

                  1. earnestshub profile image87
                    earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    Your current president is, at least literate!
                    Anyone who cared to read his complete history will see he is the best qualified President America has had for a very long time. But don't go letting the truth get in the way! lol

                    What is the real problem. He's black? He's smart? He can string a complete sentence together? He's not a war monger? lol

                  2. lovemychris profile image81
                    lovemychrisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    Who'r the elitests?
                    You're the ones saying people who don't agree with you are stupid.
                    That's an elitist statement if I ever heard one!
                    And you get all hyper-defensive if anyone criticizes Bush...to this day even..knowing what we know..

                    Nah--just a typical trick of the right..You call people stupid cause they're not like you, but that's not an elitist statement.
                    You stick up for the banks, but call yourselves hard-working.
                    You are all about big oppressive forces, but call yourselves freedom-loving.
                    You have real dangerous reactionaries as leaders and then call "liberals" the kooks.
                    You call for all kind of damage to be done to the country and call us unAmerican.

                    I think you have your thinking cap on backwards.

                  3. PrettyPanther profile image85
                    PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    This "elitist" label is a concoction of the right-wing noise machine, and you do yourself no favors by buying into such a transparent stereotype.

                    Some of us prefer our leaders to be intelligent, articulate, well-educated, and knowledgeable about history, current affairs, and world cultures. In addition, we want them to have an inquiring, open mind as well as the ability to understand and value other people's ideas, a calm and rational disposition, and a strong work ethic.  That description could apply to some "everyday, hard-working regular folks" but it certainly did not apply to the last POTUS and it definitely does not apply to Sarah Palin.

        3. JOE BARNETT profile image61
          JOE BARNETTposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          ha ha ha Thank you!

  8. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    Laughable about the changing colour of our rumps. So now we are baboons? lol
    When the right wing fanatics allow Obama to get the economy going as well as Australia's you may be able to display  your superiority complex with less challengers. In the mean time watch us and weep! lol

    1. Sab Oh profile image59
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "So now we are baboons?"

      I'm not here to judge you.

      1. earnestshub profile image87
        earnestshubposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I thought that was your full time job here. lol

  9. Randy Godwin profile image93
    Randy Godwinposted 6 years ago

    Fortunately, the naysayers who always rant on these type of threads do not represent everyone in America.  "Sour grapes" on their part and a guilty conscience for electing Dumbya for two terms as president and doing extreme damage to our reputation around the world makes them hope Obama will be even worse. 

    It's easy to see who these folks are by their same old tired statements criticizing anything Obama does.  Many times you merely have to look to see which state they are from to know their political views.  Sad but true!

    1. Sab Oh profile image59
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Sad, but not true.

  10. Friendlyword profile image61
    Friendlywordposted 6 years ago

    For anyone who is interested in the actual subject matter of this tread; I have one or two reasons Our President is the Most Popular leader of the world. A list compiled by Robert P. Watson, Ph.D. Coordinator of American Studies
    Lynn University.

    http://www.aba-ws.org/PresidentObama.pdf

  11. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    Geez, thanks to the troll I get to say my piece 3 times! lol

    1. Friendlyword profile image61
      Friendlywordposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'm glad to see our image is improving aroung the world. And I'm really glad to see people are not being fooled by the Right Wing loud mouths.

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        china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Now that I am un-banned for the time being - I can tell you that there is a moderate improvement in your image in China.  However mostly they don't think about you much at all, they get a lot of conflicting BS coming into China and very little real information.

        Mostly they are very confident and the moderately powerful people that I meet from time to time are quietly getting ready to be No1 with all that implies. I am happy to report that they all seem to temper the advantages that come with power with a huge sense of responsibility, as much talk of how to actually help in Africa etc as there is in market potentials etc etc.  And it is a pleasure to discuss issues like the middle east without the maniacal screaming that I became used to before I came here.

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    chasingcarsposted 6 years ago

    Obama still polls well in the US, despite the right wing BS; they are a minority with delusions of grandeur.  It's their role in life to muddy up the waters so that they won't have to admit they were responsible for the previous administration-- that would be embarassing.  Obama's successes embarass them all the time, especially since he is (A BLACK MAN)an outsider who challenges their sense of superiority.
         Despite what some of these commentators have said, most of us in the US see Australia as a friend and ally; assessment from outside our country is valid since your opinion is objective and helpful.
        I have heard from people from other nations as well, and the comments on Obama have ranged from relief to be rid of the Bush administration to the renewed hope that the US has rejoined other free nations in trying to meet our global challenges.
         Congratulations for having an easier time of getting your economy on track.  You are exactly right; Obama should not have listened to the GOP.  We would have been in much better shape had we had a stronger stimulous package.  The GOP bullied a lot of tax cuts into it, which raise no funds nor create any jobs.  We are still working on it.  He graciously moves forward with a bunch of political hyenas snapping at his heels.

    1. Sab Oh profile image59
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      " Obama's successes embarass them all the time, especially since he is (A BLACK MAN)an outsider who challenges their sense of superiority."



      ???

      Why do you consider a black man (or some percentage thereof) to be "an outsider"? Something very inappropriate in that statement.

      1. lovemychris profile image81
        lovemychrisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Why?
        Are you denying it's been a white man's club?
        Then you don't pay much attention.

        And that kind of denial is dangerous.
        We already know you don't care to hold your people accountable...
        In fact, you are inclined to let them get away with murder....
        Shame on you.

    2. Sab Oh profile image59
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "Obama still polls well in the US"


      Trending downward...

      http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/gallu … roval.aspx

      1. Doug Hughes profile image62
        Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I am still watching for ANY conservative of national stture who polls NATIONALLY as well as President Obama does. Wingnuts love to point at any decline in the polls and say it *proves* something.

        Obama is taking his hits in the real world dealing with real problems. I don't agree with all hs positions (offshore drilling is a HUGE mistake). But overall, he's dome way more and way better in one year than Bush did in 8 years. And head and shoulders above any GOP competitors.

  13. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 6 years ago

    The sage reigns over the people by humbling himself in speech
    Therefore, all the world is glad to push him forward without getting tired of him
    Just because he strives with nobody,
    Nobody can ever strive with him....

    vs

    Your either with us or against us
    We'll get him dead or alive


    You can catch more flies with honey! smile

  14. lovemychris profile image81
    lovemychrisposted 6 years ago

    Yeah, that's why you baggers need such big guns!

    (inferiority...if you know what I mean *wink* *wink*)

 
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