Wide right turns

I am sick of all these people saying that ‘Obama did nothing at all’. I was not among those supporting his presidency: initially, when everyone was cheering Obama I was supporting McCain.

Then, starting from summer 2008 I started realizing that he was actually meaning what he was saying with stunning capacity. Obviously, if you judge him from outside it is easy to get disappointed. As pointed out by Nicholas Kristof on the NYT, ‘President Obama came into office with expectations that Superman couldn’t have met. Many on the left believed what the right feared: that Obama was an old-fashioned liberal’. Surely, Obama did not revolutionize the country, nor world politics. But he accomplished a huge list of achievements. For this reason, saying that he did nothing at all is plainly not sense.

Here’s a list I draw of the very main things he did (sources: one and two).

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