Here is why he got 95% of the Black vote. Read the answer to a question from BET's Andre Showell at the last new conference. ---------------------------------------------------------- Andre Showell? There you go. Q: Thank you, Mr. President. As the entire nation tries to climb out of this deep recession, in communities of color, the circumstances are far worse. The black unemployment rate, as you know, is in the double digits. And in New York City, for example, the black unemployment rate for men is near 50 percent. My question to you tonight is given this unique and desperate circumstance, what specific policies can you point to that will target these communities and whatâs the timetable for us to see tangible results? OBAMA: Well, keep in mind that every step weâre taking is designed to help all people. But folks who are most vulnerable are most likely to be helped because they need the most help. So when we passed the Recovery Act, for example, and we put in place provisions that would extend unemployment insurance or allow you to keep your health insurance even if youâve lost your job, that probably disproportionately impacted those communities that had lost their jobs. And unfortunately, the African-American community and the Latino community are probably over represented in those ranks. When we put in place additional dollars for community health centers to ensure that people are still getting the help that they need, or we expand health insurance to millions more children through the childrenâs health insurance program, again, those probably disproportionately impact African-American and Latino families simply because theyâre the ones who are most vulnerable. They have got higher rates of uninsured in their communities. So my general approach is that if the economy is strong, that will lift all boats as long as it is also supported by, for example, strategies around college affordability and job training, tax cuts for working families as opposed to the wealthiest that level the playing field and ensure bottom-up economic growth. And Iâm confident that that will help the African-American community live out the American dream at the same time that itâs helping communities all across the country _______________________________________ So his policy is more Goverment handouts to blacks. This is exactly what they voted for. He has no plans to find jobs for the 50% unemployed New Yorkers unless "all boats lift" BTW a Reagan term. Problem is that Omama's plan only lifts Goverment owned boats.