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Why people say Obama never "had a real job"?

Asked By: - 1/4/2012
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They are lacking the ability to fact check their own talking points... More
Answered By: bash - 1/4/2012
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A real job is referring to one where he would've had to do some form of manual labor.
Answered By: bluenick81 - 1/4/2012
 
I would guess that maybe it is because he couldn't get a green card? I believe you need to be a citizen to legally work in this country. :)
Answered By: Vinny - 1/4/2012
 
So what was it?
Answered By: One Term Blunder - 1/4/2012
 
I don't get that. If you write two books and make millions of dollars, what's "unreal" about the money? You can still buy stuff with it.
Answered By: Sadcat - 1/4/2012
 
Because they're LYING. Being a professor -- real job. Being a lawyer -- real job. Helping laid-of steelworkers find work -- real job. Author of two best-selling books -- real job.
Answered By: Reality has a Liberal Bias - 1/4/2012
 
The guy worked hard to try to improve conditions in bad Chicago neighborhoods. Believe me, that's a real job and it's not an easy one, either.
Answered By: beingkindbestsbeingright - 1/4/2012
 
I'm pretty sure he was a lawyer, but ripping off other people isn't exactly a great job.
Answered By: ? - 1/4/2012
 
He worked for a combined 1 year at two companies in which I cant find any info about what he did, then he became 'director' of the Developing Communities Project which was a church based community organizing project. How many employees did they have when he was hired... More
Answered By: sociald - 1/4/2012
 
None of them ever did any manual labor, that isn't a real job... More
Answered By: justagrandma - 1/4/2012
 
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