This is going to be a hard pill to swallow for that Republican who sometimes reads this blog, but the fact is that Obama has done more for America's international prestige than anyone since Reagan beat back the commies in Grenada.
That was thirty years ago.
Under Clinton and the Bush family, America's rep only went backwards.
But look at the evening news today!
Egypt turns itself inside out to appease the legions of American "democracy activists" on the ground.
Countries large and small trip over themselves rescinding asylum offers from Edward Snowden.
Never in recent history has back-room arm-twisting had such a salutary effect.
The rise is reflected in the price of gold and the relative value of the American dollar against other currencies.
The Big Dog is back, and he means business!