How has the candidacy of Barack Obama affected or inspired you?
run for the presidency has shown me that there is no need to bend in
fear to negative obstacles, challenges and expectations that others try
candidacy gives me inspiration to start to believe again that there’s
hope for our people in this country. He inspired me to vote!
|He inspires me because I’m looking for change and he’s about change.
think that he comes from a different experience, coming from both white
and black [heritage] … He speaks to the breaking down of the tensions
and building up of the commonalities we all have.
thing: He inspires me as an African American. Secondly, I appreciate
his delivery in comparison to Hillary Clinton’s. Her delivery is
hateful, bashing her opponents when it’s not really necessary. That
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me, he has insight on being biracial. He walked on both sides of the
track. So, for me, he inspired me to go out and vote because I wasn’t
voting before him. I was discouraged.