He was mainly elected on basis of platform for change. One of these changes he promised was to limit the influence of self interest groups such as AIPAC for example. AIPAC and other self interest group financial support for their campaigns (I see it as legalized bribes) were able to influence their votes hence the clearly biased American support for Israel in its good, bad and it's ugly. Obama failed to make these changes and hence failed the American people.
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from the article: EU: Abbas close to accepting direct Mideast peace talks