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The Obama revolution: From Hustings to reality

Aronsson, Lisa (2008) The Obama revolution: From Hustings to reality. International Affairs at LSE (12 Nov 2008). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Obama campaign turned American politics upside down. His approach to campaign financing revolutionised the rules of the game, and his use of the Internet and mobile web stirred unprecedented interest, brought people to the polls for the first time and produced a larger, more sceptical and informed electorate. Barack Obama portrayed himself as transcending politics, as a national reconciler, and as the harbinger of change in a disaffected country. No doubt President Obama has transformed American politics, but will he revolutionise American foreign policy as well?

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ideas/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Collections > International Affairs at LSE Blog
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2017 09:53
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2017 09:53
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/83151

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