“In an interview conducted the day after the election, the commander in chief reflected on the stunning results and how he’ll spend his time post-White House.” By Jann S. Wenner. November 29th, 2016.
“And one of the things that I have been telling my younger staff, who in some cases have only known politics through my presidency, is history doesn’t travel in a straight line. And it zigs and it zags and sometimes you take two steps forward and then you take a step back.
There’s no benefit that’s derived from pulling into a fetal position. We go out there, and we work. And we slog through challenges, and over time things get better.”