Because both Zinn and Boorstin thought deeply and broadly about their subject, both historians present Jackson more complexity than the usual golden halo seen in many textbooks.
In a post in the comments compare and contrast how Jackson is portrayed in each text. Is there anything you suspect is missing from both accounts? What else would you like to know?
Also, compare the wishes of Americans who want to feel comfortable "having a beer" with the president have with the popularity of Andrew Jackson as described by Boorstin?
Who in the current GOP race for the presidential nomination do you think is vying for the "having a beer" vote most successfully?