Barack Obama has just a few months before he has to leave the White House and pass on the reins of power to a newly inaugurated president.
And while third party voters and swing states have become a nuisance for the two major traditional parties, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be relocating to the White House very soon.
The man they are set to replace will almost certainly be hoping it's Clinton who moves in after him. Speaking of Trump, Obama said in Ohio two weeks ago:
The guy spent 70 years on this earth showing no regard for working people.
There’s no record that he’s supported minimum wage or supported collective bargaining, invested in poor communities. And then suddenly, he’s going to be the champion of working people? Come on. Come on, man.
Obama and Trump agree on few policy ideas: the current president supports abortion as a woman's unrestricted right, whereas Trump wants to ban late abortions and defund Planned Parenthood.
The topic of immigration and war further divides the two politicians, with Trump insisting Mexico pay for a wall to keep out their citizens, who he has previously referred to as ‘murderers and rapists’.
And while all of these are valid – indeed significant – differences in the way the two politicians govern, here’s a simple, but effective visual representation:
Picture: Pete Souza and Joe Mahoney/Getty
The first image of Obama and mini Superman Walker Ernest, was taken by the official White House photographer just before the president welcomed local children to trick-or-treat in the South Portico.
Trump is pictured after his University of Colorado speech in July, holding a crying, terrified-looking three-month-old, Kellen Campbell.