Then-senator Obama, back in January 2008, when asked at a debate about his greatest weakness:
Obama: My greatest weakness, I think, is when it comes to — I’ll give you a very good example. I ask my staff member to hand me paper until two seconds before I need it because I will lose it. You know, the —- you know . . . (LAUGHTER)
And my desk and my office doesn’t look good. I’ve got to have somebody around me who is keeping track of that stuff.And that’s not trivial; I need to have good people in place who can make sure that systems run. That’s what I’ve always done, and that’s why we run not only a good campaign, but a good U.S. Senate office.
You know what’s good for that, Mr. President? Binders.