There were some comments which suggest that people still don’t get this.
Back in 2010, I explained that blacks have race consciousness. When a black beats a white, at anything, it’s seen as a victory for all blacks.
The vast majority of blacks will always vote for a black candidate over a white candidate, as long as the black candidate isn’t seen as a race-traitor. Clarence Thomas probably wouldn’t get many black votes if he ran for some office because of the race traitor issue, but blacks will enthusiastically support black candidates who are total losers such as Alvin Greene or Marion Barry. Sticking it to whitey is more important than electing good government.
Obama’s only challenge in getting blacks to vote for him was to convince them that he’s one of them, something which was actually sort of difficult due to the fact that as a guy who grew up in Indonesia and in Hawaii where he attended an elite private school, he has practically nothing in common with the average black besides his skin color. But as he successfully overcame that hurdle through his authentically black activities in Chicago (and Steve Sailer explained this part of Obama’s life pretty well), he is now assured of nearly unanimous black support.
It’s as simple as that, folks. Whether his policies are any better for blacks than those of some random white politician is completely irrelevant.