According to Salon, Obabma is a closet Spock, confirmed by Leonard Nimoy.
Leonard Nimoy recalled a recent encounter with a fan.
“About a year and a half ago, I was at a political event. One of our current campaigners for the office of president of the United States saw me — and as he approached, he gave me the Vulcan hand signal.” You can practically hear Nimoy’s eyebrow raise. “It was not John McCain.”