Friday, September 30, 2016

President Obama Hints That He Will Be An Activist Ex-President When He Leaves Office

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the White House Press Briefing Room in Washington, June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

McClatchy News: Obama implies he’ll be more vocal about issues after he leaves office

Many U.S. presidents, upon leaving office, try to fade from the national spotlight and live the rest of their lives as private citizens.

President Barack Obama implied in a Vanity Fair interview that he might choose to go a different route.

In the interview conducted by presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Obama talked about his use of the term “radical Islam,” how he would miss Air Force One and his desire to make the world better.

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WNU Editor: Conservative commentators like Rush Limbaugh have been predicting for the past year that when he leaves office President Obama will be a very activist ex-President .... hmmmm .... it looks like they are right. What's my take .... I am not surprised, and he will have a supportive press .... but I still do not think it is going to be an easy ride for him if he goes down this road. The Vanity Fair article is here .... President Barack Obama: The Ultimate Exit Interview (September 26, 2016).

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Maybe run fund raisers for Nusra?

Si-vis-pasen- said...

I think he would like very much the position of the UN head perhaps.

Si-vis-pasen- said...

I think he would like very much the position of the UN head perhaps.

Aizino Smith said...

Every time I think of Obama as tough I am reminded of his fabulous Warsaw workout video.

I think of Richard Simmons, which is unfair. Richard Simmons actually accomplished something positive.

Aizino Smith said...

Our Fearless Leader

Der Dummkopf Fuhrer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRYuVZbYUaA