"It's amazing how far he has moved off his campaign promises to the left, and moved over to the center-right," says Gary Hager, president of Integrated Wealth Management in Edison, N.J. "...
Employees of Goldman Sachs contributed nearly $1 billion to the Obama campaign."
Obama's New Bromance With Big Business (CNN/Money) -- " "Obama was never anti-business; that is a picture drawn by the GOP," said political scientist Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. "He is a child of the Clinton era and believes very strongly in cooperative business-government relations. So I think this is all an extension of who he is, rather than some kind of new turn." "
Whatever else he may or may not be, Barack Obama is a politician. Simple. And whatever your most negative characterizations of what a "politician" is, that's what we have currently.