J.R.R. Tolkien and G.R.R. Martin have millions of devoted followers who swear that one of them is better than the other. I'm a fan of both of these great storytellers, but I believe that Middle-earth will be held up as an exemplar of fantasy (and literature) long after Westeros has faded away.
Obama may have a charming off-hand manner, an intellect that rivals the combined IQs of his predecessor and predecessor's cabinet taken en masse, and a hot wife, but this is a man who would hurt a fly, with impunity.