1. They both have friends that bombed the pentagon. 2. Both seek a dramatic change in policies of the US; internal and external. 3. They both have a "messianic" image among their followers. 4. Both have middle eastern names associated with evil. 5. "Hiding" is key to survival for both. Bin Laden, his whereabouts, and Obama, from his past associates. 6. Both loved by those among their respective peoples who want a handout. 7. Both spend or have spent large amount of time among those who say God d___ America! 8. Both have an inordinate number of supporters who are on the wrong side of the law. Feel free to add additional points of comparison.