Newsday’s postelection editorial, “Trump’s duty now is to lead” [Nov. 9], is mostly about Donald Trump’s shortcomings.

After eight years of President Barack Obama, my list of his shortcomings would be more extensive.

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You described Trump as “someone with little awareness of the daunting nuances and dangers of geopolitics.”

Really? That zing fits Obama to a T! The liberal media for more than a year was 10 to 1 against Trump, and he still prevailed. It showed the American people are getting smarter, and the liberal press is losing integrity and credibility.

John Herman, North Babylon