I honestly don't believe that Obama views himself as an "American". I think he views himself as a Citizen of the World; he just happens to live in America (most of the time) and is responsible to right all of the supposed wrongs committed by America against the rest of the world for the past 200 or so years.
In four years, we won't have to wonder about it. We'll have the proof, one way or the other.
Although, given our current trajectory, I can't imagine how we will be in better shape.
For the sake of the country, I can only hope that Obama pulls a Clinton and moves to the right. Highly doubtful though.
If you are correct, (and I don't disagree), the democrat party will be decimated.