1. Change but not too much. It might rock the boat.
2. Do not antagonize the big bankers or the drug and insurance companies.
3. Do not show any more emotion than is absolutely necessary.
This may not be where his idealistic heart is, but it appears to be where his pragmatic head is. Question remains: Is he doing the best that can be done under the terrible circumstances that he inherited and daily faces? Or is he not the one we thought we voted for? Is the larger problem the systemic corruption of the political system by money and parochial interests where countervailing forces working in favor of average people is lacking? I am not sure, but I am working on it.