Rich Miller, who was mentored by newspaperman/politician Paul Simon, is one of the best political journalists in Illinois. His column in the Chicago SunTimes provides interesting insight into the mindset of Barack Obama.
"Obama firmly believed his success at working with Republicans would help him be a better president. Heck, I thought the same thing during his campaign. So far, we’ve both been wrong."
Read more: Obama Thinks Like a Legislator by Rich Miller : Chicago SunTimes