and trade law, and (soon) a Grand Bargain that will cut trillions in Entitlements while LOWERING the corporate tax rate and mostly only closing middle class tax deductions. Obama opened the bottom half of the Keystone Pipeline and will soon open the rest of it. Ehud Barak has said that he is Israel's strongest American ally ever. Part of the reason Conservatives are so shocked when you lose elections is that the Stalinesque Obama you have conjured in your mind is utterly nothing like the man the rest of the country sees. They don't love him, but they prefer his Center-Right mediocrity to your lunatic Right doomsday screaming and your magical, anti-factual 30-year-old "tax cuts, deregulation and Jesus" plan.