If the Obama team learned anything from all this it should be that they cannot be all things to all people. We disagree in this country and that's ok.
This election wasn't about post-partisanship, bipartisanship or "changing the tone." This was a strictly partisan victory made up of the Democratic Party coalition.
The liberals were validated this election and it behooves the administration to strategize their next four years with that in mind.
He's run his last race and all he has left to worry about is properly governing the country and solidifying his legacy --- and that legacy will be made or broken on how well he fulfills the agenda of those who have voted for him (TWICE! - z) in massive numbers.
He has a right and an obligation to unapologetically work to enact the agenda those people elected him to enact.