Charmless Billionaire to President: "You Have to Connect"

Alex Pareene · 02/04/15 03:15PM

If David Axelrod—the former Obama adviser whose memoir is soon to be published—is to be believed, the president received some advice on charm from an unlikely source early in his first term. The Daily News, which obtained an advance copy of Axelrod's book, relates the story:

"Why History Will Eviscerate Obama," Annotated

Scott Lemieux · 01/15/15 12:18PM

The correct answer to the question of how future historians will view Barack Obama's presidency 50 years from now is "I have no idea." But this, admittedly, is no fun.