I understand this article is a good read, but it’s a bit long for this blog. Perhaps have a look at it over on Vanity Fair’s site.
To understand how air-force navigator Tyler Stark ended up in a thornbush in the Libyan desert in March 2011, one must understand what it’s like to be president of the United States—and this president in particular. Hanging around Barack Obama for six months, in the White House, aboard Air Force One, and on the basketball court, Michael Lewis learns the reality of the Nobel Peace Prize winner who sent Stark into combat.
Michael Lewis, Vanity Fair, Oct. 2012