Ya’ll Need To Stop Expecting Former President Obama To Start Popping Off On President Trump
That would be unnecessary and uncharacteristic for him to do
It is unnecessary and uncharacteristic for Obama and more precisely imprudent, for him in particular to call a sitting president a racist asshole. Likewise to call Trump an unintelligent buffoon or a narcissistic male chauvinist pig in his public speeches or in any public remarks. It has already been said by most of the popular vote already and probably will be how Trump is described long into the foreseeable future.
This man was a professorial law lecturer, so it wouldn’t bode well for his perceived and credentialed intelligence to admit such remarks publicly. It would defeat the hope, cause, and sanctity of his legacy to start trippin’ and poppin’ off on Trump like that, plus it would negate the decency in his civility and in the interdependence of our union for a statesman to issue such invectives.
He could definitely think it though or convey it intimately with his wife.
“You happen to be coming of age” amid backlash to progress, Obama told the students. “It did not start with Donald Trump, he is a symptom, not the cause. He is just capitalizing on resentment that politicians have been fanning for years. A fear, an anger that is rooted in our past but is also borne in our enormous upheavals that have taken place in your brief lifetimes.”
Obama spent a sizable portion of his remarks criticizing Republicans in Congress, saying “the politics of resentment and paranoia has unfortunately found a home in the Republican Party” over the last few decades and argued that the policies GOP leaders are pursuing aren’t conservative.
Those blatant resentful policies that have been in the works since the Obama Presidency are, to put it precisely and bluntly, xenophobic and racist. The Trump administration proffers nothing but bigotry and malfeasance as a value system consented by christian nationalists and predicated on the vanity and insanity of whiteness. The iniquitous Trumpian mantra of “Make America Great Again” or the policies of “America First” are essentially non-negotiable tactics towards global…