With over two years worth of quotes and votes in the United States Senate, you have to be willfully ignorant to not know what Barack Obama stands for. He is not a blank slate that voters are casting their hopes on, as some media outlets claim.
Besides, hearing counter-policy from Obama on every hot poli-topic is nothing but an annoyance this early on. What's more important is knowing the man's character and understanding what principles and values guide his decision making. All of this is laid out in his two best selling memoirs.