I would be proud to live on the same continent as a President Obama. Maybe if he hits the term limit restriction in the US he should come to Canada and run.
The difference with Obama vs. other high-profile politicians is that he really sounds genuine. He can discuss the real facts and concerns underlying issues, not just give a few buzzwords and pander. He doesn’t spout the easy answers that other politicians assume people want to hear.
This is a great article: The Obama I Know