I believe half of the things I say and say half of the things I believe.
I couldn't care what color the President was or is. If they are doing their job and leading his country in it's best interest (for the country, not pandering for votes) then they could be plaid for all I care.
Unfortunately, from the moment he said 'fundamentally change America' my vote wasn't going in his basket.
Building block or stumbling block.... choose.
"A fair exchange ain't no robbery." Tupac Shakur w/Digital Underground
So if one doesn't love something or someone, it naturally follows that hate is the only other option.
Unfortunately, more people voted for him because he was black than people who voted against him because he was.
It's basically the only explanation for voting for a man that was a United States Senator for about 37 minutes. I don't think it was a coincidence that he was black. McCain's resume made Obama's look like a fry cook.
I don't consider race to be a factor, but that's also due to high intelligence - something many Democrats cannot boast about. Lot of Republicans too, but that's immaterial here.