But one huge Wall Street billionaire thinks it is time to end bashing Obama.
Because he's done a great job.
"The strides we have made the past eight years are pretty amazing, " billionaire hedge investment supervisor Jim Chanos told CNN's Poppy Harlow this week from his midtown New york office.
That might be a tough thing to admit for most on Wall Street which still wince if they remember Obama dubbing them as "fat cat bankers" in '09.
But Chanos states he's only 1 message for all of them: "What do you have to complain about?"
Chanos ended up being a significant bundler for Obama's re-election promotion, assisting to raise even more between $200, 000 and $500, 000, in accordance with OpenSecrets.
Bullish on America
Chanos rattled off a washing a number of things that mirror the Obama economic climate's success: The country is approaching complete employment, the stock market is near all-time highs, corporate profits have actually shattered documents, there is universal medical care, gasoline costs are near a gallon, additionally the national deficit has actually shrunk.
"of all major economies today, we are the place becoming, " Chanos said.
As a trader, Chanos is not anyone to proceed with the crowd. He correctly predicted the collapse of Enron and also Asia's current economic travails.
He is also perhaps not your old-fashioned investor. He makes cash by gambling on misfortune of others.
But he is pretty bullish on The united states.
My Republican friends would vote for Biden
He recognized that U.S. however faces several difficulties. He especially pointed into the rise of ISIS, firearm control and earnings inequality
Chanos thinks Vice President Joe Biden might-be the most effective guy to handle those hurdles.
"i am definitely hoping he runs, " Chanos said of their friend. "He's a candidate that can get across the aisle. Several of my Republican pals may start thinking about voting for him."
Chanos vs. Trump
And Chanos will follow another presidential candidate Donald Trump, at the very least on one concern.
Trump has said hedge fund supervisors are becoming away with "murder" by paying reduced taxes. The Republican presidential prospect features recommended leveling the playing industry by abolishing "carried interest, " a tax loophole that lets people pay lower fees on the profits.