"They, like the president-elect, have little patience for the simmering feuds and nasty partisanship of their elders...
“There’s an impression that people who came of age then were looking at ideas of utopia and ‘great societies,’ ” said Laura Segal, 38, a Gen Xer who worked in the Clinton White House. “We’re not dreaming of a ‘great society.’ We’re more ready to work for a good society.”
A lot of Gen Xers and millennials preferred Obama to boomer Hillary Clinton because he seemed more tuned in to what’s happening now."
pete souza, official photographer,
"He spent four hours setting up the right conditions and background for Obama's official photo -- then five minutes taking the picture that will be seen around the world. It's the first presidential portrait taken with a digital camera." (emphasis mine)