A man who came into office with a lot of good ideas, but ran face first into a veritable wall of shit trying to implement them in a system that is rife with shit.
Obama's healthcare reform was watered down, and the individual mandate added to appease Republiturds, but still not a single turd voted for the bill. Obama has extended many such olive branches to his political adversaries in a genuine but (imo) misguided effort at bipartisanship only to be bitten by the party of tear down Obama at all costs, even if it means tearing down the rest of the country with him.
Barack Obama actually has delivered on some of his promises, and while it may seem easy to bash him for not doing enough, presidents do not possess dictatorial powers and are largely beholden to the pit of dysfunction and corruption known as congress. There is a reason congress' job approval rating is at 9%. If you want change, start with your representative or senator.
Despite the foul odor cast upon his presidency by the right-wing bullshit machine, Barack Obama actually has a good shot at winning re-election in 2012. As polarizing a figure as he is, he will look like Gandhi compared to whatever sideshow clown the Republicans offer up.
Also, for those who have not yet figured it out - the top definition of Barack Obama
, written by KEEPin It REAL, can be disregarded. This author, who also goes by the pseudonym ABSOLUTEs, uses voting bots to vote thousands of times on his own and other equally absurd definitions, and this same deranged, xenophobic, ultra-Christian ignoranteer has single-handedly vandalized many other pages on UD such as evolution
, and birther
to name a few. Yet another instance of right-wingers having to cheat to get ahead.