Even the San Fancisco Chronicle notes that this recent trip to Asia extends a long losing streak which grows out of catastrophically declining credibility in the US and overseas.
The lack of credibility grows out of perceived inconsistencies between policies and reality, promises and actions.
Like Ed, I can honestly say that I thought right from the beginning that such an outcome was inevitable.
Barack Obama has no business experience, no military experience, and has never run anything in his life.
I was gobsmacked when he was elected, and am gobsmacked still, that anyone seriously thought they had any reason to believe he was qualified to be the leader of the most powerful nation on earth.
I wouldn’t give him a job running a cake stall.