He hopes it will stand as a counterpoint to the divisiveness of extremism.
Any president must be a consensus-builder and this one has an understandable fear of divisiveness.
I was just surprised at the level of divisiveness and immaturity... and I think it's the same thing with health care.
New rhetoric and a softer tone, without the divisiveness of new policies.
But just because divisiveness is natural, it does not follow that nothing can be done to keep men together.