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Rachel Sklar


<p>Rachel Sklar is a <a href="" rel="nofollow">writer/entrepreneur</a> and founder of <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a>. She was previously the founding media editor at The Huffington Post and was <a href="" rel="nofollow">one of its earliest hires</a>. She is the author of <a href="" rel="nofollow"><em>The 10 Habits of Highly Successful Women</em></a>.</p>
How Canada Made Me An Obama

How Canada Made Me An Obama Lover

I can't actually vote for Barack Obama -- though I live in New York City I'm from Canada and it's stamped on my passport as surely as on the way I say "out." But there is no being part of the great churning American media machine -- whether as a viewer, reader, listener, Tweeter, Instagrammer or random Canadian who somehow snuck her way on television -- without forming an opinion. Sometimes, it's even educated! As for me, the more educated I got, the more I came to realize that my support for the 44th President of the United States and his party actually has its roots well north of the border. Really, every reason I can think of to vote for Barack Obama I learned from Canada. In the language of my people, et voila...
11/06/2012 05:32 EST