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Barack Obama Finally Gets Back On The Campaign Trail | The Progressive Professor
It was wonderful to see Barack Obama get back on the campaign trail these last few days. Obama had been reluctant to criticize his successor, Donald Trump, as George W. Bush had scrupulously avoided criticizing Obama, although former Vice President Dick Cheney had had no such qualms. But the abuses and outrages that have occurred in the past 19 plus months forced Obama to decide to campaign, and Trump has waged war on everything Barack Obama represents, and has worked to destroy all of his accomplishments. So many wondered why it took this long for Obama to go on the offensive. His first two speeches in Illinois and California were brilliant, and many scholars and observers realize Obama is, in many respects, a master orator, on the level of Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy. Meanwhile, Donald Trump made fun of Obama, saying that he fell asleep listening to Obama's speech, a statement never used before by any President against any former