Tagged: Obama

Obama Legacy: The patriotism of protest

An awkward silence followed his question and then he added: “I never asked why. I thought you had some feelings about America. I figured you had your reasons.” But something has shifted within me during...

Leaders throw shade at Obama

His valedictory Asia tour, which moved on to Laos later in the day, is unfolding amid diplomatic slights and great power rivalries that reflect the unstable nature of the world Obama will bequeath to his...

Obama: Rigged election? Ridiculous

Obama: Rigged election? Ridiculous

But for all his talk of terrorism, Russia and other geopolitical challenges, the underlying argument he wanted to make was clear: it’s a serious business being commander in chief and the Republican who wants his...

Michelle Obama: ‘When they go low, we go high’

Michelle Obama: ‘When they go low, we go high’

The first lady never mentioned Trump by name, but leveraging her popularity, she made a rare, if not unprecedented, foray into partisan politics to knock the Republican nominee. Obama condemned “the hateful language that we...