Read these two Bio’s, the parallels are astonishing. Obama is the first African American who has a real chance to be elected the President of the United States. Just like the fictional David Palmer, they both had issues to overcome.
The Spyglass Prediction, with Oprah’s endorsement, Obama will be the 2008 Democratic nominee.
David Palmer is a fictional President of the United States of America played by Dennis Haysbert as part of the television series, 24. Palmer's ex-wife Sherry and brother Wayne are both key figures in his administration. He has two children: a son, Keith, and a daughter, Nicole.
David Palmer was a United States Senator from Maryland who ran for President. He was elected after the assassination attempts made on him were foiled by Jack Bauer. Although he initially sought a second term, he bowed out of the race after the opposing candidate learned that David had lied to the chief of police in order to protect his ex-wife, Sherry Palmer, who was under suspicion for involvement in a man's death.
Throughout the series, Palmer's role as President is often vital to the successful foiling of terrorist plots. Palmer is seen as a good leader who makes difficult decisions without much hesitation. On several occasions, his intervention as President and the execution of his Presidential powers helped the Counter Terrorist Unit.
Barack Hussein Obama (IPA: /baˈɹak huˈseɪn oʊˈba.ma/) (born August 4, 1961) is the junior United States Senator from Illinois and a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election. He is the fifth African American Senator in U.S. history, and the only African American currently serving in the U.S. Senate.
Born to a white American mother and a black Kenyan father, Obama grew up in culturally diverse surroundings. He lived for most of his childhood in the majority-minority
Obama delivered the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention while still an
He is among the Democratic Party's leading candidates for nomination in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Since announcing his candidacy in February 2007, Obama has emphasized ending the Iraq War and implementing universal health care as campaign themes. He married in 1992 and has two daughters. He has authored two bestselling books: a memoir of his youth titled Dreams from My Father, and The Audacity of Hope, a personal commentary on