Obama delivers full-throated rebuke of Trump’s presidency

By | September 7, 2018

Politico reports:

The night before the 2016 election, Barack Obama said Donald Trump was “uniquely unqualified” on the economy, “temperamentally unfit” on foreign policy, couldn’t be trusted with the nuclear codes and had “utter contempt for the values that make this nation great.”

Friday, the former president took the stage here in a University of Illinois auditorium and said it had been all that and worse.

For all the unprecedented moments Trump’s presidency has brought, Obama’s speech, which kicked off his midterm campaigning, marked a new one: a former president going on the attack directly against his successor—and arguing directly that the man in the Oval Office isn’t just a political opponent, but a threat to the core of America itself. [Continue reading…]

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