We all know presidents are presidents because they love our country.
Syria is a humanitarian disaster. Russia is holding Iran’s hand into a potential Syrian resolution as people keep getting killed in a blame game.
Egypt does not like, as Palestinians had not, its Islamic Muslim Brotherhood parliament – Egyptian military installed by the United States annulling outcomes unwelcome for America.
Europe is in an economic quagmire.
United Kingdom is in a double dip recession as London heats up for the Summer Olympic games.
Spanish banks are in need of suitors. Queen Elizabeth Windsor, in parody on Twitter, is asking the Spanish monarchy if its historic rival in the New World to the south needs some tuppins.
India is in stagflation with unemployment and inflation hovering above 10% and a dismal growth rate of around 6% in comparison to its neighbor, China, to its north as the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) stand down in Afghanistan after droning Americans and locals alike.
The economies of Japan, Scandinavian countries, Germany, Brazil, Russia and China are relatively robust, experiencing both lower unemployment and inflation than in any other G20 country.
China, 4 years after the 2008 Beijing olympics is trying to hold its economy above water and Brazil, in anticipation of the intercontinental sports festivity in 2016, is being cautious, playing host to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) expecting Sustainability 2.0 after leading the world in biofuels and natural gas and energized because of oil-find offshore 5 years ago.
Global anxiety is about prospective rise in inflation by dollarization by the Federal Reserve, supported by Davos, and ensuing potential higher unemployment as China continues its steady rise in the coming 4 years to achieving GDP parity with the United States and the European Union and Brazil awaits its spotlight in 2016 for the Rio Olympic Games.
Will American economic troubles wrought by a contagion of ballooning national debts continue to cascade abroad, endangering G20 economies to ensure American leadership as in the 1990s?
There seems to be a world war going on to keep the dollar in when it is no longer the reliable global anchor – America’s labor of love since Richard Nixon, John Connally, George Schultz and Paul Volcker.
Obama, akin to Bill Clinton, both emulating FDR, one white and the other black and white, in tow with Geithner and Bernanke, perhaps love our country far too much to help their American cause, for the world to fall apart, including in Sudan by intent, instead of being brought together.