In an effort to keep the family legacy alive, President Obama’s half-brother Malik Obama has announced he will be running for governor in Kenya. According to reports, Malik wants to mirror Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign, and use the slogans of change. Pop the hood for the receipts:
NAIROBI, Kenya: Malik Obama — a half brother of Barack Obama — is running for governor in the country’s nationwide elections on Monday.
Malik said in a phone interview Friday that he can’t run away from his name and association with his brother. He said he has the feeling people want to see who is the brother of President Barack Obama. Evoking Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign, one of Malik’s campaign slogans is change.
Monday is Kenya’s first nationwide election since the 2007 vote devolved into massive tribal violence that killed more than 1,000 people and displaced 600,000 from their homes. – The Washington Post