What if the unthinkable happened during the campaign?



Excelsior, Mexico

Obama Assassination

'Would Leave Road

Paved for McCain' …


"A violent dispatching of Obama would leave the road to the White House paved for McCain, with Mexico and the rest of the world having to deal with four more years of Republican nightmare … If Obama wins, he can lose his life … Shouldn't Hillary, just in case, accept the vice presidential ticket?"


By Francisco Martín Moreno


Translated By Halszka Czarnocka


February 22, 2008


Mexico - Excelsior - Original Article (Spanish)

The closer Barack gets to the nomination, the more concern for his safety becomes an issue - not only in the U.S., but around the world.

I must confess that when Barack Hussein Obama publicly expressed his desire to enter the race to become the next occupant of the White House, I didn’t believe he had the slightest chance of achieving that goal, primarily because he was an illustrious unknown besides being a man of color in a country characterized by racial discrimination.


Having analyzed his career I learned that he had been elected senator from the state of Illinois with 70 percent of the vote, and that in Congress he promoted conventional arms control, a law to prevent electoral fraud, another to reduce global warming and still another to prevent nuclear terrorism. I noted in this brilliant legislator the profile of a bold politician who dared to embrace complex issues in a country surprisingly militarized, conservative and religious. Obama is in favor of concluding the Iraq War. He sees through the lies and abuses. He courageously denounces them. This means danger…


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The reason I fear for Obama is that despite his being an extraordinary Democratic leader and a notable promoter of change in the United States - a nation that apparently no longer wishes to greet the dawn with news of another bombing attack on a new country at the behest of George Bush - in spite of all this, and even if he manages to win his party’s nomination, goes on to beat McCain in November and becomes the next president of the United States, he could be brutally assassinated, as happened in their time to Martin Luther King  and Malcolm X . There's no reason to kill a McCain - not for his skin color, nor for his political career, nor for his personal name, and it's impossible to associate him with the Muslims that arouse so much prejudice in post-Sept. 11 America …


The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King: After lifting the yoke of discrimination from the backs of millions, he was gunned down in 1968, just weeks before Robert F. Kennedy.

Martin Luther King was without doubt a major political leader in the United States, even more so after he was awarded the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize as a result of his efforts to secure basic political rights for people of color in his country. His example spread across the world. Martin Luther King’s goals - which embarrassingly took until the second half of the twentieth century to achieve - were so people of color would no longer be socially segregated, so  marriages between Blacks and Whites would be permitted and people of color would no longer be segregated from Whites in shops, restaurants, hospitals, buses and trains. And for these reasons, Black children would no longer be obliged to attend separate schools, and finally, denying Blacks the right to vote in the southern states due to illiteracy would no longer be tolerated. He altered this pathetic realty. He created a new world. He made his dream real …



Martin Luther King’s life was cut short in April 1968, making it clear that in the United States, certain segments of the population would never agree to accept equality between Blacks and Whites, to say nothing of the possibility that a Black man could ascend to the White House …


Additional proof that some sectors in the United States reject the Black penetration of society at large was the assassination of Malcolm X in 1965, also a man of color, a Muslim minister and a tireless fighter for African-American unity.



In a country where the Ku Klux Klan even now demands White supremacy, promotes anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism, racism and homophobia; in a country which had to fight a war of secession to end slavery - long after Mexico did so - and this to restore the undeniable equality among all human beings; in a country where the greatest leaders of color have been viciously murdered, it's very difficult to accept the idea that Obama could reach White House, despite having won the election.


Malcolm X: His fearless challenge to White authority freightened White American and gave courage to people of color around the world.

John Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, among other political leaders, have sought to promote change in the United States and all four were cut down by bullets for one reason or another, because it is in the nature of certain ultra-conservative groups in the U.S. to deny the principles of equality to be established among all men - a necessary condition for a Black person to reach the United States presidency. History tells us that to some in the U.S., such an outcome would be unacceptable. A violent dispatching of Obama would leave the road to the White House paved for McCain, with Mexico and the rest of the world having to deal with four more years of Republican nightmare.  



The U.S. Democratic Party primaries will make the final decision regarding Hillary or Obama. They will have to choose between a woman and a man of color; in both cases, there are no precedents in the political history of the United States. If Obama wins, he may lose his life … Shouldn't Hillary, just in case, accept the vice-presidential ticket?


















































[Posted by WORLDMEETS.US February 24, 6:00am]





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