Presidential Firsts

On January 20th, Barack Obama will become the first black US president. Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss looks back at some other presidential firsts. Who was the first president for eleven different questions? I only scored 45%, because, um, I didn't know the answers! But I learned quit a bit.

MAx, I think when people here say "president", they are only refering to the US. As for your comment:

We can look to their experience to see what we can expect of an Obama presidency.

There have been plenty of white presidents, and GWB turned out to be the worst one. Just because there were some good ones doesn't mean they will all turn out the same way. I am probibly just misreading your sentence.
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Also, I too scored 45%, meaning that it´s all guesswork at that level - I haven´t a clue about american presidents ;)

Well, stupidity is multiracial... and I can see that rather than censorship, it was I who deleted what ever it was I wrote before, and now I can blame only the Thinkpad keyboard that sometimes really pisses me off ;)

Anyways, to expect from an Obama-presidency the same as what "African" presidents so far has achieved is as relevant as declaring every european, asian... what-not, idiots because of what a famous autrian did, for what his soviet counterpart did, for what Mao or Pol-pot managed to do, and lets not forget about those crazy south-americans !
That said, if aussies weren´t so stupid, they too would cause mayhem !

(Any spelling mistakes because english is not my first language)
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