He's (a) very comfortable partner, it's very interesting to be with him. The most important thing that distinguishes him from many other people – I won't name anyone by name – he's a thinker, he thinks when he speaks. Which is already pretty good.
Someone - I won't name anyone by name - won't be getting a Christmas card from George and Laura this year.
But I can see Sarah Palin shrewdly remixing this to her advantage. Her 2012 anti-Obama campaign will promote her "not a thinker" image.