The Job of the Presidency
Was George Walker a front man for shadowy interests? When asked if Obama's election was a repudiation of him, he couldn't say yes, but he did say it was a "repudiation" of the Republican Party (it was a fairly close election, actually). Bush then explained
I think most people voted for Barack Obama because they decided they wanted him to be in their living room for the next four years explaining policy. In other words, they made a conscious choice to put him in as president. [emphasis mine]These were not scripted answers, and Bush's understanding of the job of President appears to be revealed here, explaining what other people have decided.