His views on foreign policy reeked of inexperience and grandiose naivety. His elitist idealism blurred any connection with reality and was both overreaching and simplistic in its very content.<quoted text>
Historians(the truthful, nonpartisan ones)will look back on the Magic Negro years as that defining moment when America began to lose it's global respect and influence.
It still astonishes me how so many fellow Americans could be so easily swayed and misled. Considering he won once and then again twice, the phrase "dumbed down" is the only thing that comes to mind.
When Iran endorsed his candidacy, red flags should have gone up everywhere. It's actually quite astonishing no one on the left even blinked.