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From the latest White House Flickr upload. Though not mentioned anymore, this perfectly illustrates Obama’s “team of rivals” approach. You bang. I chill. Not sure he applies it as well, but it reminiscent of Phil Jackson’s method with the old Bulls and Lakers.
(photo credit: Pete Souza/White House caption: Usually the best moments at meetings are before and after the participants actually sit down. In this case, though, there was an interesting juxtaposition of gestures as the president and vice president met with the House Democratic leadership in the Oval Office.)