Obama left us with feelings of both sadness and contempt – Krystal Ball
Once the great hope of Americans after the 2008 crash, was the most eloquent, charismatic politician in decades. But he then quickly demonstrated he was just another grifter president, after personal power, fame as well as the task of lining the pockets of his friends on Wall St, Pharma and the Military Establishment. He even got a peace prize; should he also get an Oscar?
After such blatant deception, why would we ever trust any politician again? But we did and it was rinse and repeat, with Trump 2016, then Biden in 2020. Same old game. Broken promises; endless wars; exploitation of the poor and powerless. Yet nobody seems to notice, nobody seems to care….