…those who demonized them should be embarrassed. And we should remember that candidates, of both parties, will govern mostly as they campaign. Slips are not indiscretions, but often will prove in hindsight windows of the soul.
Victor Davis Hansen
Works and Days
The whole is very much worth your time. Victor Davis Hanson reviews the reservations and criticisms concerning candidate Obama in 2008 against the reality of (P)resident Obama in 2011, and finds the critics of 2008 to have been dead on in each and every case.