Determining the degree of surprise, if any, will be whether the question answerer is an Obamabot sycophant or a living, breathing and most importantly thinking human being!
1) Is American household income higher today than it was when Barack Obama took office? No. Lower, by $2,500.
2) Are more Americans working today than there were when Barack Obama took office? Nominally yes. 146 million vs. 142 million, but as the population has grown by 13 million, a lower percentage of the population is actually working, 45.6% vs. 46.3%
7) Is Iraq better off or worse off today than it was when Barack Obama took office? Far worse.
8) Is the world a more stable or friendly place today than it was when Barack Obama took office? Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Ukraine, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Venezuela, Honduras… Not so much.