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Ability to Overcome Racism? yes - Obama for president? No

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
in response to reader comment: OBAMA WILL CHANGE THE WORLD!!!!

Submitted by annbeardsley (United States), Jun 5, 2008 at 16:53

I think your comments regarding Obama and his attributes to be able to overcome racism in the world if he is elected is fair. And I agree that issue impacts a lot of people.

However, if you take a look at what is going in the world - there are so many more immediate and seriously threatening issues to the U.S. We have serious and daily national security situations everyday. There is a lot of information being collected by the government all the time that we are not privy to. This stuff is real.

If you live in NYCity you would see the levels of security changing based on information they receive. It is scary. I do not think Obama is equipped to handle any of these international issues which continue to be very threatening. Possibly he can use his expert skills around overcoming racisim in a way that does not require him to be president.

He is a great preacher and I am sure he can make a big impact. Unfortunately he simply doesn't have the skills to manage the U.S.at this time.

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