Too bad this GOP smear was thoroughly debunked a month ago. Is it really possible that as big a journalist as Evan Thomas – not to mention his editors at Newsweek – never even heard that this was debunked?
Obama’s style is more informal than his predecessor’s. Bush insisted on respect for the office: aides wore coats and ties and saluted smartly, metaphorically and literally. White House photos show Obama in his shirt sleeves or tossing a football in the Oval Office.
Bush aides always wore coats:
Bush never worked in shirt sleeves:
And Bush never, ever joked around in the Oval Office: