Esquire offers an unusually detailed profile of low-profile Obama topper David Plouffe.
David Axelrod: “If he ever invites you to a friendly game of poker, you shouldn’t go. You never know what’s going on in his head.”
Obama: “He’s not flashy. He’s not loud. He doesn’t wear his brilliance on his sleeve.”
Plus: What does Obama not understand about campaigning? What boozy sport kept Plouffe busy in college?