Truman vs. Obama

Some political observers have recently compared President Obama’s more assertive tone of late to Harry Truman. For example:

Heading into a tough re-election campaign, President Barack Obama has been railing against Congress to pass his jobs plan and casting Republicans as obstructionists who would rather score political points than help the economy rebound. It’s beginning to look like the Truman show.  —Ken Thomas, AP, Oct. 7, 2011

We know about Harry Truman.  Barack Obama is no Harry Truman.

President Truman was famous for having a sign on his desk:

Rumor is that the sign on President Obama’s desk says:

“Corporations: Deposit Your Bucks Here.”

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