Michelle Obama Tells Oprah: ‘Now We’re Feeling What Not Having Hope Feels Like’


Really? Because that isn’t how a vast swathe of America, small business, the stock market, and much of the world feels.

We are neutral on Trump (and we have plenty of beefs) but Obama by pretty much any measure has been a failed president. I’d say for many many people, at least as far as the presidency is concerned – hope – is objectively on the upswing now that Obama’s departure is imminent.

(From Mediaite)

Oprah — who gave a couched endorsement to Donald Trump after he won the election because seeing him interact with President Barack Obama gave her “hope” — asked the FLOTUS if she thought the Obama administration had truly delivered hope to the people, which led to her saying this:

I do, because we feel the difference now. See, now, we’re feeling what not having hope feels like … I feel Barack has been that for the nation in ways that people will come to appreciate. Having a grown-up in the White House who can say to you in times of crisis and turmoil, “Hey, it’s going to be okay. Let’s remember the good things that we have.”

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