Obama vs Miliband

January 21, 2013 5:16 pm

Barack Obama, January 21st 2013 -

“Now, more than ever, we must do these things together, as one nation, and one people”

Ed Miliband, October 2nd 2012 -

“One nation: a country for all, with everyone playing their part. A Britain we rebuild together.”

obamamiliband

  • http://twitter.com/Ceilidhann Kayleigh Anne

    I approve of this trolling, Mark.

  • MonkeyBot5000

    Politician 1, date A: “Feel good rhetoric”
    Politician 2, date B: “Feel good rhetoric”

    If you squint really hard, you can almost see some news.

  • AlanGiles

    You’d hardly expect two politicians seeking office to say anything different Would you?. Even if it something that has never happened AND never will or can

  • Amber_Star

    President Obama is doing much better than we have come to expect from an American President. The world is fortunate to have him instead of McCain or Romney.

  • PaulHalsall

    Given that class is the major divider in Britain, similar words mean something quite different (although still good) in the US, where few people recognise anyother class than the “middle class” and distinctions such as region vs region, state vs state, and above all race, play a much great role in political like and thought.

  • coalitionkid

    reminds me of a phrase `Mr Miliband I knew Barack Obama, Mr Miliband you’re no Barack Obama`

Latest

  • News Gordon Brown rules out return to frontline politics

    Gordon Brown rules out return to frontline politics

    After his spectacular return to prominence in the final weeks of the referendum campaign – with many crediting his interventions as crucial in securing a final swing towards the No campaign – rumours began to circulate that Gordon Brown might make a more permanent return to frontline politics. His barnstorming speech on Wednesday in particular reminded many in the Labour Party of what they once admired so much in the former PM. Yet today – as he spoke publicly about […]

    Read more →
  • News Miliband outlines housebuilding plans – including “New Homes Corporations” and public sector housing

    Miliband outlines housebuilding plans – including “New Homes Corporations” and public sector housing

    Last year Ed Miliband committed Labour to ensuring 200,000 homes are built each year by 2020. Whether or not that target is ambitious enough has been hotly contested over the past year, but as he arrived in Manchester for Labour conference today, Ed Miliband outlined how that target will be met – as the first of a series of “Labour’s plan for Britain’s Future” announcements. The proposals – the first to be revealed from an interim report of the party’s […]

    Read more →
  • Comment We should have high expectations of all fathers

    We should have high expectations of all fathers

    Three months ago, on Father’s Day, ICM released a poll showing that two out of three British adults think the role of fathers is undervalued. I find this deeply worrying, but sadly unsurprising. There is no doubt that some progress has been made in recent years: many fathers are spending more time with their children, while the ability to balance work and parenthood is an option for an increasing number of mothers. But, while of course welcome, these trends should […]

    Read more →
  • News Deliver on devolution, say LabourList readers

    Deliver on devolution, say LabourList readers

    Given that there are a multitude of different issues facing local authorities, particularly in the midst of significant cuts to local budgets, we asked LabourList leaders what they they would like to see the next Government prioritise in their area. We asked people to rank what they thought was most important. In terms of average rankings, most people thought that creating more and better jobs was the most important priority for Government. This is, perhaps, unsurprising – although the number […]

    Read more →
  • Comment Change starts now

    Change starts now

    The outcome of the Scottish referendum answers decisively the question on independence. But the issues unleashed and feelings exposed in the campaign will mean further important action for Labour, action to address the economic disaffection and political alienation which was laid bare on the doorsteps in Glasgow just as they are in towns across England. While we campaigned for a No vote, too many of the poorest, most deprived, who we are in politics to empower and to represent, voted […]

    Read more →