Articulate to a fault, The Great Communicator (donkey version) punctuates his speech with the middle finger, as a habit.
Another frequent gesture of The Great Communicator is compulsive bowing.
The compleat communicator is comfortable with the effective use of symbolism.
Journalists tell us that Obama’s gift of oratory is unmatched. On this score, the journalists have got it right.
Obama’s mannerisms are unprecedented among presidents. This is called “change” or maybe “hope.” Journalists have been hoping for a president who spoke their language for a long time.