Just read this op-ed in the New York Times:
Thinking About Obama
Click the link for the full article. Here is a small excerpt from the article:
We’ve been watching Barack Obama for two years now, and in all that time there hasn’t been a moment in which he has publicly lost his self-control. This has been a period of tumult, combat, exhaustion and crisis. And yet there hasn’t been a moment when he has displayed rage, resentment, fear, anxiety, bitterness, tears, ecstasy, self-pity or impulsiveness.
The article explains the appeal that Obama has for me. His ability to handle things with a level of calmness and thoughtfulness. Something that I haven't experienced in the last 8 years of "W"