What Obama Said About Running For A Third Term Is Absolutely Hateful!
I think that of all the amendments to the constitution that have been added in the past hundred years, the greatest one is the one limiting a president to two terms. After what we heard from Obama during a recent interview, we should all thank God he only gets two terms.
Need a good laugh? Barack Obama just said he could’ve won a third election were it not for the 22nd Amendment. Classic Obama.
It probably would’ve been a very close race if Donald Trump were still the Republican nominee in this hypothetical situation, but populism is the word of the day.
From CNN: Arguing that Americans still subscribe to his vision of progressive change, President Barack Obama asserted in an interview recently he could have succeeded in this year’s election if he was eligible to run.
“I am confident in this vision because I’m confident that if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could’ve mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it,” Obama told his former senior adviser David Axelrod in an interview for the “The Axe Files” podcast, produced by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics and CNN.
“I know that in conversations that I’ve had with people around the country, even some people who disagreed with me, they would say the vision, the direction that you point towards is the right one,” Obama said in the interview, which aired Monday.
“In the wake of the election and Trump winning, a lot of people have suggested that somehow, it really was a fantasy,” Obama said of the hope-and-change vision he heralded in 2008. “What I would argue is, is that the culture actually did shift, that the majority does buy into the notion of a one America that is tolerant and diverse and open and full of energy and dynamism.”