I chose Barack Obama because he has helped lots of people and is a great person. I think Barack is a hero because he has tried his best to help people and create things to help.
- Obama has overhauled the food safety system
- Advanced women's rights in the work place
- Ended Don't Ask, Don't Tell (DADT) in our military
- Stopped defending DOMA in court.
- Passed the Hate Crimes bill.
- Appointed two pro-choice women to the Supreme Court.
- Expanded access to medical care and provided subsidies for people who can't afford it.
- Expanded the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
- Fixed the preexisting conditions travesty [and rescissions] in health insurance.
- Invested in clean energy.
- Overhauled the credit card industry, making it much more consumer-friendly.
- He's done a lot for veterans
- He got help for people whose health was injured during the clean-up after the 9/11 attacks
I think to be heroic you need to have certain characteristics as a person. You need to be caring, respectful, nice, and not cocky. Most heoric people have