In 2008, hope and change were Barack Obama's rallying cries, and tens of thousands showed up to hear him speak. The Obama campaign was an almost unparalleled machine, staying on-message with almost zero in-fighting.
Today, the Obama campaign more closely resembles a standard presidential re-election team. There are differences in ideology, personal disputes, and a candidate unhappy with some of the actions pursued by his campaign team. A new e-book by Politico's Senior White House Correspondent Glenn Thrush compares the two Obama campaigns.