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Hopejacking: Change you should not believe in

Following up on the Hamas and MEND posts, here’s a new term for the foreign-policy blogosphere: Hopejacking: n. The cynical use of exaggerated or completely invented associations with president-elect Barack Obama by international leaders or organizations. We’ll be keeping an eye out for more examples. TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images

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Following up on the Hamas and MEND posts, here's a new term for the foreign-policy blogosphere:

Hopejacking: n. The cynical use of exaggerated or completely invented associations with president-elect Barack Obama by international leaders or organizations.

We'll be keeping an eye out for more examples.

Following up on the Hamas and MEND posts, here’s a new term for the foreign-policy blogosphere:

Hopejacking: n. The cynical use of exaggerated or completely invented associations with president-elect Barack Obama by international leaders or organizations.

We’ll be keeping an eye out for more examples.

TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy  Twitter: @joshuakeating

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