When asked about Barack Obama's achievements and qualifications for President?

Why do his supporters rattle out this list and feel that it's a big enough "Gotcha" to back everyone off? Barack Obama: *Harvard and Columbia Grad. (Good for him, a lot of people did the same) *Occidental College student. (student again, good for him). *Former educator with University of Chicago Law... show more Why do his supporters rattle out this list and feel that it's a big enough "Gotcha" to back everyone off?


Barack Obama:
*Harvard and Columbia Grad. (Good for him, a lot of people did the same)

*Occidental College student. (student again, good for him).

*Former educator with University of Chicago Law School. (those who can't do, teach)

*Illinois State Senator. (voting record? PRESENT)
*US Senator. (voting record? PRESENT)

*Business International Corporation employee. (again, not a leader)

*New York Public Interest Research Group. (again, not a leader)

*Gamaliel Foundation. (again, not a leader)

*Editor of the Harvard Law Review. (Ok)

*President of the Harvard Law Review. (Finally a leader)

*Attorney. (OK)

*Joyce Foundation. (not a leader)

*Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.(Not a leader)

*The Center for Neighborhood Technology, (what is that?)
*Lugenia Burns Hope Center. (Ok)
*Co-chairman of the bipartisan Joint Committee on Administrative ( another co- position) Rules, Obama supported Republican Governor Ryan's payday loan regulations and predatory mortgage lending regulations aimed at averting home foreclosures. (2001)
*Chairman of the Illinois Senate's Health and Human Services Committee. (2003)
*Ranked by Congress.org as the eleventh most powerful Senator. (2008) ( only number 11 aye?)
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*CoSponsored the Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act.
*Coburn–Obama Transparency Act.
*Sponsored a Senate amendment to the State Children's Health Insurance Program providing one year of job protection for family members caring for soldiers with combat-related injuries.
*Senate Committees for : Foreign Relations, Environment and Public Works and Veterans' Affairs, Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.



So he's been involved in organizations and a member of multiple committees. What way does he qualify to LEAD A COUNTRY? This isn't about McCain, and it isn't about me. If you can't answe the question respectfully and truthfully without making it about someone else, don't bother. Answer the actual question. If Obama hasn't led anything and has only been a part of the crowd all this time and wouldn't even go up against his own party in for any real issue (as admitted by him at the debate), how is he going to get an entire country (not to mention Congress) behind him? Do you care?
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