- The Fast and Furious scandal in which the Obama Administration funneled guns to Mexican drug cartels.
- The Solyndra/stimulus scandal. I add "stimulus" because I believe that Solyndra was just the tip of the iceberg in terms of stimulus money steered to Obama donors and Democratic Party constituencies.
- Iran getting close to a nuclear weapon.
- Obama essentially conceding Iraq to Iran.
- Greece, Italy and Europe generally about to implode financially.
- China's supposed economic miracle slowing to an unsustainable crawl.
- The Democrats walking out of the "Super Committee," unwilling to strike a deal on deficit reduction, and instead looking to demogogue Medicare in the 2012 elections.
Except, if we get distracted for too long, he just might pull it off.