The most divisive President to sit in the Oval office is now condemning Donald Trump for being ‘vulgar and divisive.’ Do you think Obama’s right or is he a hypocrite?
Donald Trump heard an earful on Tuesday from three of the most powerful people in Washington about his tone on the campaign trail and the violence that some Americans – both his detractors and his supporters – have brought to his rallies.
President Barack Obama fired a rhetorical shot at Trump without naming him, saying during a ‘Friends of Ireland’ luncheon in anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day that ‘I’m not the only one in this room who may be more than a little dismayed about what’s happening on the campaign trail lately.’
‘We have heard vulgar and divisive rhetoric aimed at women and minorities – at Americans who don’t look like us, or pray like us, or vote like we do,’ he said.
But he also seemed to condemn left-wing efforts to stifle Trump, such as the quasi-riot that erupted in Obama’s adopted hometown of Chicago last Friday before and after Trump canceled a rally there.
‘We’ve seen misguided attempts to shut down that speech, however offensive it may be,’ the president said.
‘We live in a country where free speech is one of the most important rights that we hold.’
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