Obama was anything but incompetent. But maybe he didn't own a private golf club with a $200,000 membership fee to guarantee access to his omnipotent self by some wealthy and well connected Egyptian.
Or maybe Obama didn't own any overpriced condominiums he could sell to some wealthy and well connected Egyptian for the mere price of $1,000,000 to $35,000,000 dollars (location, location, location) to funnel into Donald's personal bank accounts and thus be the recipient of Donald's gratitude.
As we all know, Trump isn't known for altruism unless there's something in it for him. My guess is the "world's best negotiator" profited a tidy sum in this deal.
Lot's of people want his ear and Donald is more than willing to sell ~ for the right price. Much like a high priced whore, we know what Donald is. The only thing left to negotiate is how much he charges.