Andrew Sullivan has a post up in which he documents how differently 44 is from 43.
If Bush was about the presidency as power, Obama is about the presidency as
authority. It's fascinating to watch this deep difference in understanding
slowly but unmistakably realize itself in public actions. Somewhere the Founders
are smiling. The system is correcting itself after one of the most unbalanced
periods in American history. But it took the self-restraint of one man to do it.
The Presider over the Decider. Somone's been watching their Mad Men.