For the next 1,418 days the top issue on the mind of President Barack Obama and his ever-tightening inner circle will involve the six letters: L.E.G.A.C.Y.
Just as years three and four were totally focused on the President's re-election; so the last two years of his second term will be focused on the legacy he leaves behind.
Will it be Jimmy Carter's well-intentioned ineptness? Or FDR's history changing vision?
One thing is for sure: Unless the Democrats win control of the House and maintain control of the Senate Obama's legacy will be an eight-letter word: Gridlock....