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Kim stresses the significance of the anointment of Kim Jong Un as successor to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
The media's anointment of Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney as the Republican presidential field's top tier has Ron Paul supporters fuming, especially after the congressman's strong, second-place finish at the Ames Straw Poll this weekend.
The undemocratic nature of such an anointment, which will be amplified if Labour wins an overall majority in the council chamber next May, could force a re-think by the Government, but that is yet to be confirmed.
People in North Korea have begun publicly mentioning Kim Jong Un as successor to leader Kim Jong Il following his official anointment at a military parade and other major events earlier this month.
Success, fortune, economic future and financial solvency are things not determined by ethereal forces such as fate, destiny or anointment.
Jim Hancock in his column (February 8) suggested that it is difficult to get the public interested in issues that don't appear to affect their lives, and yet the response to the anointment of Ms Berger, in Wavertree, in the Daily Post letters page and on internet forums shows the opposite, people ARE interested.
In order to protect them from the spontaneous anointment of some worshippers, these have been recently encased in glass cabinets.
Indeed, ironically, it is this very symbolic capital--Schmidt as the essentially indigestible and gratuitously idiosyncratic enfant terrible of post-war German literature--that may stop him from ever attaining canonical status, even despite his recent anointment as a Suhrkamp author.
That belief is supported by the multitude of accolades that have been generated by his genius, including Guinness World Records' anointment of him as the "Most Successful Entertainer of All Time.
The Supreme Court's anointment of lawyers with authority to evade the constitutional billing constraint will fail the smell test in the nostrils of the voting public, especially that portion already cynical of "judicial imperialism.
The charismatic freshman senator from Illinois is riding a still-rising wave of Obamamania tied to the release of his new memoir "The Audacity of Hope," his appearances on the cover of Time magazine and the Oprah Winfrey show and his virtual anointment as the hottest presidential commodity since Colin Powell by a who's who of political commentators, including New York Times columnists David Brooks, Bob Herbert and Frank Rich.
The Torah describes the anointment of Aharon, the brother of Moses, as the first High Priest.