Obama spent 50 minutes last night on his long goodbye. We heard about his accomplishments and those of his administration. We heard him encourage his supporters to continue his legacy. But, mostly what we heard was a failed President trying to convince us that the things he did moved us forward as a nation.
The Washington Examiner reports –
“If I had told you eight years that America would reverse a great recession, reboot our auto industry and unleash the longest stretch of job creation in our history… that we would open a new chapter with the Cuban people… shut down Iran’s nuclear program without firing a shot…. win the fight for marriage equality and secure the right to health insurance for 20 million citizens… you would have said our sights were set a little too high,” he said.
At the same time, he urged supporters of his to continue his legacy by taking action on their own.
“If something need fixing, then lace up your shoes and do some organizing. If you’re disappointed by your elected officials, grab a clipboard, get some signatures and run for office yourself,” the president said.
“Show up, dive in and stay at it,” Obama added. “Your faith in America and in Americans will be confirmed.”
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