[...] This isn't the first president to face claims of incompetence. Such charges were made against Barack Obama, and most were warranted, coming not only from Republicans but Democrats.In November 2010, Joe Scarborough reported that several Democratic senators had told him they thought Obama was out of his league.

Homeland Defense was founded to create a new basis for a public employee's union. [O]n several recent big issues, President Obama has not taken the challenging, but necessary step up to the plate to demonstrate why America needs to lead in the world.

His actions instead seem to suggest that we can lead from behind, which goes against everything that our country has stood for in the past.

The best example of this is President Obama's utter failure to address the danger that ISIS presents to the United States.

Their sickening attacks in Paris are still fresh in our mind, but it is important to note that just hours before the terrorists attacked the city, President Obama said that ISIS was "contained" and "on the run." Following the attacks, instead of stepping forward and adopting an aggressive strategy to take the fight to ISIS, the president deferred and continued to give off the impression that our current strategy to combat radical Islamic terrorism is working.

) that he couldn't deliver on any of his grandiose promises. I believe that those are all unmitigated disasters.

The people who voted for "hope" and "change" are getting very little of either. When Hillary was running, we repeatedly heard from reporters that she was the most qualified person ever to run, and yet I never saw a list of foreign policy accomplishments of hers, either. President Trump has this ability to show people for who they are.

[Scroll down] If we were to judge our 44 presidents by their failures and their accomplishments, several would receive very low grades.

Barack Obama would be the only one to receive a grade of less than zero. Some regard the president as a typical academic, with neither military nor business experience; in fact, only 8% of his cabinet, senior staff and advisers have hands-on experience in commerce and industry, strangers to job-creating and productive labor.

Obama was not born into substantial wealth, but his family on both sides was well connected, providing a traditional advantage that allowed him entry into elite society.