http://finance.yahoo.com/career-wor...st-powerful-people-2009?mod=career-leadership They have this article about the worlds most powerful people. They have Obama at number one. "How powerful is he? Let's count the ways: Presides over world's largest, most innovative, most dynamic economy. Commander-in-chief of planet's richest, deadliest military. Finger on button of nuclear arsenal containing more than 5,000 warheads. Head-of-state of world's sole superpower. " That is what he controls and he still goes out every day and tries to play the victim.