Really? Ask Osama bin Laden and the al Queda leadership. Oh, that's right you can't, because THEY'RE DEAD thanks to his aggressive policy to hunt them down, not diverting resources to Iraq. Iraq? Out of there. The debt was a result of bailing out the financial sector to prevent a depression, which I suppose you would rather have happened. Jobs? Ask the workers at GM and Chrysler and all the businesses that depend on them if they like having their jobs, or would have preferred bankruptcy like the Republicans wanted. Private sector job hiring has been increasing, the drag has been because of public section layoffs, WHICH IS WHAT REPUBLICANS WANT, SMALLER GOV'T. So stop being hypocrites. The Dow topped 13000 this week, two years ago it was in the 9000s.
So what's left for the right? In case of emergency break glass and pull out the old God, Guns, and Gays arguments. And through in an extra pinch of woman's contraceptives. Good luck with that argument in the general election.
Yes, he gets credit for FINALLY agreeing to pull the trigger on Bin Laden, though it reportedly took some convincing. Still, he did it, and that's what counts. Though I have yet to see the lefties give credit where it's do---namely the Bush ere intelligence pushes, including some that the Left, like Obama himself decried. Without which Obama never would have had the opportunity to pull the trigger on the Bin Laden mission.
As for the drone attacks, again, he just continued Bush era policy. Though give the guy some credit for doing more of them. OTOH, he gets downgraded for virtually every other military and intelligence decision he's made.
As for the economy, there's a reason why a book titled "Everything Obama Knows About the Economy" was blank, even though it was like 60 blank pages. To the extent that any recovery has occurred, it's more in spite of him than because of anything he's done. And he looks set to derail any slight recovery with his energy policy.
Which to recap, was to, and I'm paraphrasing him here since I can't recall his exact quote: "Necessarily skyrocket the price consumers pay for electricity" and drive clean goal electricity plants out of business. Also, as confirmed last week by his Energy Secretary, to drive up gas prices to "European levels". All to push his drive for the alternative energy sources that aren't technologically feasible or economically feasible without huge government subsidies, and in fact even with them.
Try running an economy without any energy.
Oh, and the price of Obama Care just skyrocketed another few hundred billion. But what the hell, we can just tax the "rich" more and make it up, right? Oh, wait, we can't, the numbers don't come close to doing that, even if you taxed his "rich" at a 100% rate.
And he makes Bush look like an avid defender of the Constitution and individual liberties.
Achilles is the kind of evil that hollows out a volcano for a lair, and sends killer robots after his enemies.---Lord Simian