Oh, for gawd's sake
"This is someone who in law school worked with [Harvard professor] Larry Tribe on a paper on the legal implications of Einstein's theory of relativity," said senior adviser David M. Axelrod. "He does have an incisive mind; that mind is always put to use in pursuit of tangible things that are going to improve people's lives."
Then where's the cite? I remember quite well the 2008 search for anything Obama published in the Harvard Law Review. Zip, zilch, nada. And "worked with" is weasel wording if ever I heard it.