Obama: Presidential behavior is important

Former president Obama gives a speech in Chicago
Former President Obama gives a speech in Chicago. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Former President Obama is the first guest on a new Netflix original talk show series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman," launching globally today. The episode was taped last fall:

Why it matters: “One of the things that Michelle figured out, in some ways faster than I did — was part of your ability to lead the country doesn’t have to do with legislation, doesn’t have to do with regulations, it has to do with shaping attitudes, shaping culture, increasing awareness," Obama said, per Politico.