Barack Obama has been elected to be the best U.S. president, and the citizens of Obama a small city in the Fukui Prefecture of Japan, are celebrating their namesake’s victory. In a city with a population of less than 35,000 over 1,500 persons signed up for an “Obama for Obama” supporters group complete with performers and an “I love Obama” illustration. Obama means “little beach” in Japanese.
“I love Obama” illustration from the Obama for Obama supporters group
Barack Obama will take his place as the President of the United States of America on January 2009, not only Americans, but all the world looks on to see how President Obama will lead the richest most powerful nation in the world.
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