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Meacham Hawks New Book on NBC's 'Today' by Comparing Obama to Jefferson

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<p>Appearing on Friday's NBC <em>Today</em> to promote his new book, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, author and former Newsweek editor Jon Meacham made a comparison between the founding father and the current commander-in-chief: "[Jefferson] was a tall, cool, cerebral president who won re-election, who was actually really good at politics even though he didn't want to act as though he was. So there's some similarities with President Obama."</p>