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Obama : I'm A Softie, Not Like Spock At All

Washington, Dec 26: It's official: US president Barack Obama has nothing to do with highly logical, largely insensitive Spock character on the science fiction TV show "Star Trek" . "What's the biggest misconception about you?"

India TV News Desk [ Updated: December 26, 2011 13:42 IST ]
obama i m a softie not like spock at all
obama i m a softie not like spock at all

Washington, Dec 26: It's official: US president Barack Obama has nothing to do with highly logical, largely insensitive Spock character on the science fiction TV show "Star Trek" .


"What's the biggest misconception about you?" ABC interviewer Barbara Walters asked Obama.

"Me being detached , or Spock-like , or very analytical," said Obama.

"People who know me know that I am a softie. I mean, stuff can choke me up very easily."

On the show Mr Spock, who is half-human and half-Vulcan - an alien race - struggles to remain detached and suppress any human emotions .

"The challenge for me," Obama told ABC, "is that in this job ... people want you to be very demonstrative in your emotions" in the press or on television, he said.

"And if you're not sort of showing it in a very theat

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