Sometimes When Things Get Really Stressful, I Close My Eyes, Sit Back, And Pretend I’m Back In KenyaSubmitted by chris cudnoski on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 18:29
By Barack Obama, 44th President Of The United States
...The ominous specter of North Korea’s nuclear program seems manageable while remembering those perfectly serene days when the work was finished early and my eight brothers and I would walk many miles west to swim and catch tilapia with our bare hands in the Great Water. Those were such innocent times, before I had any notion that my true calling was statesmanship on another continent, and before my decisions affected billions of lives and world history itself.
Today, my job is fraught with treaties and wars, and the fates of countless people are at stake every day. I’d love to just decompress with a weekend back at the old grass hut. Camp David is nice and all, but it’ll never replace Luoland.
You can take the kid out of Kenya, but you can’t take Kenya out of the kid, I suppose...