Monday, November 03, 2008

A Transformational Figure.

Okay after the last post you will want a serious post on the most pressing issue of the day. I can't help but be impressed with a black man who has challenged to win in a field traditionally dominated by white men. Yet he doesn't compete as the "black guy" instead he embodies a post racial narrative where the colour of his skin neither defines a man's identity nor imposes limits on what he can accomplish.

The calm and composure with which he has kept the lead even when his rivals looked like gaining on him has truly been impressive. Some say he's too young to win but in that case why couldn't his more experienced rivals exploit his naivete? Some say it is because he is backed with more money, but why did the power brokers trust him with their investments?

So congratulations Lewis Hamilton on a well deserved championship!

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