"The selection of experienced centrists -- Hillary Clinton, Robert Gates and James L. Jones -- to head President-elect Barack Obama's national security team points to the possibility that on Iraq, the incoming commander-in-chief may take a more measured path to ending American military involvement than he described during the presidential campaign."
"[P]oints to the possibility that . . . [Obama] may take a more measured path . . . than he described during the presidential campaign"?
When it was George Bush or Bill Clinton, which adjectives did they use to describe taking a "more measured" approach than promised?