1) The number of Americans currently out of work.
2) The size of the national debt.
3) The size of the yearly federal deficit.
4) His current poll numbers.
5) The success of sanctions against
6) His administration's progress in closing Guantanamo.
7) The shovel readiness of those shovel-ready jobs.
8) The success of the reset in relations with
9) The success of Big Bird as a wedge issue.
10) The success of attempts to claim his now-famous-before-it-even-airs statement that “If four Americans get killed, it's not optimal” was taken out of context, just like all the others...
UPDATE: The video: