Obama Only Needed One Characteristic

During the election, people would assume that I was voting for Obama and then would say –sometimes directly or sometimes in a roundabout way- that I was only voting for Obama because he was Black.  I am an American. I would never vote for someone who I didn’t think was the best person to run this country–regardless of race.  Other Black people have run for office and Black people have not supported him/her.  When people would say this type of statement, I was tempted to ask if they only voted for someone because they were White?  Of course not–of course you made an informed, educated decision. Black people do the sam

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