He has also staffed himself with weak and inexperienced advisors, which was demonstrated most recently on his European tour. He should have been at home when the flooding and tornadoes struck, rather than drinking beer in Ireland and screwing up protocol in the UK. Not that he would have made a difference but it would have been more seemly.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)