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Sat May 16, 2020, 07:23 PM

Obama Says Coronavirus Has 'Torn Back the Curtain' on Poor Leadership

Obama Says Coronavirus Has ‘Torn Back the Curtain’ on Poor Leadership
Former President Barack Obama, during the first of two virtual commencement speeches he will give on Saturday, said the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted a lack of political leadership during the crisis.

“More than anything, this pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they’re doing,” Obama said during his speech. “A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge.”

While Obama didn’t mention President Trump by name — or any other national or global leaders — his remark comes on the heels of saying earlier this week that the Trump administration’s handling of the pandemic has been “anemic and spotty.” Obama added the pandemic “would have been bad even with the best of governments” in place.

Obama’s commencement address was delivered online and aimed at graduates of historically black colleges and universities, covering 78 schools and more than 25,000 students. The ex-president acknowledged the “timing is not ideal” for the graduates, as the pandemic has killed more than 87,000 Americans and decimated the global economy.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/obama-says-coronavirus-torn-back-215104762.html

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Reply Obama Says Coronavirus Has 'Torn Back the Curtain' on Poor Leadership (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 2020 OP
lkinwi May 2020 #1
lpbk2713 May 2020 #2
Skittles May 2020 #3
Gothmog May 2020 #4
kacekwl May 2020 #5

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Sat May 16, 2020, 07:28 PM

1. It certainly has!

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Sat May 16, 2020, 07:32 PM

2. Tell it! Tell it!







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Sat May 16, 2020, 07:33 PM

3. I never noticed a curtain

no indeed

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Sat May 16, 2020, 07:46 PM

4. President Obama is correct


This is the DU member formerly known as Gothmog.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2020, 09:59 PM

5. Yea but the

cupboards were bare. A general told me , sir we have no bullets we have no medical stuff.

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