Could a better narrative save Obama's presidency?
In his recent op-ed piece in the New York Times, Drew Westen looks at how Obama's character traits explain his disappointing performance in office. Westen laments the president's lack of passion and misguided narrative, but Latoya Peterson thinks that Obama will need more than a strong narrative going forward.
- Drew Westen: Professor of psychology at Emory University and the author of "The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation."
- Latoya Peterson: Poynter Institute Sensemaking Fellow, owner and editor of Racialicious.
- About Drew Westen
- About Latoya Peterson
- What Happened to Obama? by Drew Westen
- Could a better narrative save Obama's presidency? by Latoya Peterson and Sarah Fidelibus