One can argue with the polls, including the most recent pegging Barack Obama as the worst president since World War II. However, it is clear that even in his base there is dissatisfaction with his presidency.
For me the dissatisfaction comes down to the disappointment of historic opportunities lost in three areas.
• No other president has come into office with the prestige and opportunity that goes with winning a Nobel Prize. Obama could have used that and put his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, in charge of major diplomatic missions to bring peace to the war-torn parts of the …