Barack Obama came into the White House on a wave of new voters, becoming the nation's first Black president and promising a new era of “hope and change.”
Eight years later, as he is preparing to exit the White House, he leaves behind considerable wreckage, disappointment and a legacy of death and destruction, plenty of it physical, but also much of it in the legislative and political arena.
He did give us a lot of change, but not much hope, and most of the change was negative.
Let's just run through the list:
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