The President Who Doesn't Like Politics

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book.jpgBarack Obama is the first President since Dwight Eisenhower to win 50 percent of the vote, both for election and re-election. But, for all that, Obama doesn't like politics and doesn't think of himself as a politician. The President is missing the "schmooze gene," a defining characteristic of political animals, according to Jonathan Alter, author of The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies.