But at the moment, there ought to be a strong presumption that Obama and his team understand how to "make people who critisize him look like fools".Everytime someone says "Obama must!" and he doesn't, it seems to work out for Obama. Everytime someone says "Obama must not!" and he does, it seems to work out for Obama.
Maybe Obama knows what he's doing. That's my bet, and, apparently, Nick's.