Lova Rakotomalala · March, 2008

Hi,
I am a Post-doctoral research associate based at Purdue University in Indiana.
I have been following this historical presidential campaign with heightened interest.
I will give you my perspective from a non-voting, Malagasy/French perspective.
I also give more of my personal point of view on my
personal blog is http://rakotomalala.blogspot.com

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Latest posts by Lova Rakotomalala from March, 2008

France to Obama's Speech on Race: It's About Time

Barack Obama's speech on race touched French bloggers, writes Lova Rakotomalala, who translates blogger reactions in this post. They also wonder why Democrats abroad voted mostly for Obama and why the Republicans don't have similar primaries for American expatriates.

Madagascar: Obama's Unforgivable Sin

Although the presidential elections in the US do not generate as many reactions as the French elections in Madagascar, the intrigue surrounding the democratic party's nomination provoked plenty of reactions on the Malagasy blogosphere, writes Lova Rakotomalala, who reviews seven posts, mostly centered around the Barack Obama phenomenon, and which have led to 116 comments in the last month.