Obama must have an enemy. Hitler had the Jews to kick around. Obama had George Bush for four years but knows this has now gotten old. He has used Wall Street and the 1%ers but now seems much focused on the Republicans. He sees them on the ropes and the referee (the MSM) is blind and now wants to not only knock the Republicans out but to quite simply kill them forever. He is a very power hungry demagogue.
1: a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power