I think people need to stop confusing Obama the person with Obama the Administration. POTUS doesn't have full reign over all aspects of gov't. It's a system. And unfortunately the political system is about a lot of give and take. Ex: Obama would've never gotten a second term if he PUBLICally supported LGBT rights. He freed Chelsea and Oscar in the last dying breath because that was the best political time to do so. I don't condone the drone strikes or wars but those aren't HIM, it's the shitstem
right. you do know obama has signed off on drone strikes unapproved by congress before?? I know what this message is tiptoeing around and before you like go to sleep thinking that what you said is reason enough to excuse any president for the actions they support, you should know that Obama–not congress, not the entirety of DC, not your ‘system’–but Obama and Obama’s admin expanded the unchecked powers that will now be handed down to Donald Trump. It was Obama’s era that reigned in the overwhelming surveillance we have rn. it was obama’s own go-ahead that allowed so many of the barriers that exist to protect our privacy to be lifted. i get what you’re trying to say, and sometimes it’s true. but like please stop acting like obama was tied to a chair for 8 years in the oval office and was water-boarded into signing things by the ‘shitstem’.
and like. please reevaluate the shit you’re saying about “he freed chelsea because it’s the right time for HIM to do it politically (:” obama wasn’t about to win a third term because he can’t, so why not free her then?? why not let go of oscar then?? please reflect on what you’re saying.