> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Larry Sulky > And thus my reason for discouraging such a name. One > of the main > criterion for selling auxlangs to the world at large is > the concept > of neutrality, political as well as linguistic. I can see where > polarization could quickly take place where people who > are for or > against Obama will likely take sides.... > > I suppose that's true; but remember that, outside of the US, > the Obama side will be about 10 times bigger than the anti-Obama side. Well there are those who are just anti-US, regardless of who is in charge. The fact is nobody really knows what he's going to do. He's a fairly new player in Washington. Politics just doesn't belong in the auxlang movement, except for the obvious part having to do with general auxlang advocacy.