Sherman Alexie: Barack Obama has been a 'terrible president'

"Obama has been a terrible President for Native Americans, for us Indians. Well, he hasn't been terrible. He's been disinterested. Even inert. In writing this little essay, I tried to think of one great thing Obama has done for Indians.

And I couldn't think of one damn thing.

So I called up some of my Indian friends and family, a mix of Democrats and Republicans, and asked them, "Hey, what has Obama done for Indians?"

The answers ranged from "F**k-all nothing" to "Not much" to "There must be something, let me think about it."

More than a few Indians, Republicans and Democrats, said, "He hasn't done anything for Indians, so I'm not voting for him.""

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