The large majority of the populace is moderate, and though the far right won't admit it, Obama is by in large a very moderate President. When Romney flip-flopped back and forth his numbers went up when he tried to appear moderate, but dropped again when he did or said something that appealed to his extreme base. Moderates always do better than extremists in national elections.
It wasn't because he's black. It was because of the promises he made to the American people. In which now, all turned out to be not true. I feel he had good intentions in the beginning, but like every politician, he's only a puppet for the higher up and must do what he's told to keep his position, even if that means lying. That's the truth. Search for Illuminati video's on You tube, they might help explain somethings about all of our leaders.