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What does OBE stand for?

OBE stands for Overwhelmed by Events

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Normally, presidents look weak during periods of economic stagnation, overwhelmed by events.
The brilliant stained glass piece by Lea Koesterer (see story Page 12) seems a fitting symbol of the hope in a Christmas season overwhelmed by events that threaten to drain all hope.
But the conclusion drawn wasn't simply that some Canadian ERs could be overwhelmed by events like the flu epidemic.