President Obama tends not to get out in front of image problems. In fact, his analytical leadership style inclines him toward quite the opposite. His response to the birthers and their latest ringleader Donald Trump is a case in point.
One of the criticisms of candidate Barack Obama was that he would be learning on the job. It seemed a bit scary, but worth the risk as he had so much to offer. But now, don't you find yourself wishing he would learn on the job?