Best of The Globalist

Obama’s Record: We Told You So, 2009-2016

Predictions ahead of and assessments during President Obama’s tenure.

Credit: David Peterlin / Shutterstock.com

Takeaways


  • The Globalist's predictions ahead of and assessments during President Obama’s tenure.
  1. April 10, 2009: “Obama, the (Foreign Policy) Realist”

    By Stephan Richter | Is President Obama too nice to lead effectively?

  2. August 28, 2009: “Barack Obama as Gentil Organisateur”

    By Stephan Richter | President Obama’s legacy will be a world where non-Americans are the true agents of change?

  3. April 12, 2011: “Obama and the Surprising Return of the Moderate Republican”

    By Stephan Richter | Contrary to conventional wisdom, how has moderate Republicanism made a comeback in Washington?

  4. September 23, 2011: “The Increasing Irrelevance of the U.S. Presidency”

    By Stephan Richter | What is currently (but erroneously) made out to be a personal weakness of Mr. Obama’s will reveal itself as a structural shift in the U.S. body politic.

  5. May 17, 2013: “Obama’s Third Term”

    By Stephan Richter | By the time Obama has been afforded two terms of on-the-job training, he could actually make a pretty good President.

  6. December 14, 2014: “No NSA Reform, No CIA Reform”

    By Stephan Richter | In a real democracy, post crisis-reform would happen in no time. America is not a serious country.

  7. May 4, 2015: “Obama’s Haunting Legacy”

    By Stephan Richter | A two-term presidency spent on running away from Black America.

  8. June 1, 2015: “Barack Obama a “Progressive”? Teddy Roosevelt Wouldn’t Agree”

    By Stephan Richter | Teddy Roosevelt knew that corporations had become too powerful and acted to protect the functioning of democracy.

  9. March 22, 2016: “The Silent Emergence of the Obama Doctrine”

    By Stephan Richter | A President who ended the curious U.S. practice of turning natural allies into mortal enemies.

Tags: ,

About Stephan Richter

Stephan Richter is the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Globalist. [Berlin/Germany]

Responses to “Obama’s Record: We Told You So, 2009-2016”

If you would like to comment, please visit our Facebook page.

Privacy Preference Center

Necessary Cookies

The use of certain cookies is required for the site to function correctly.

Advertising

Analytics

Improve content and site performance.

Other