Michelle Obama isn’t done just yet, even at the end of Barack’s Presidency. She used her last commencement speech to go after Trump and take aim at his immigration plans. Check this out…
First Lady Michelle Obama took a veiled swipe at Donald Trump while delivering a passionate defense of immigration and diversity, in the final commencement address of her husband’s presidency on Friday.
‘Infusions of new cultures and new ideas, generation after generation, created the matchless alchemy of our melting pot and helped us build the strongest, most vibrant, most prosperous nation on the planet,’ Obama told the 2016 graduating class of City College of New York.
‘Some folks out there today seem to have a very different perspective,’ she said, appearing to allude to the presumptive Republican nominee for president, without using his name.
‘They seem to view our diversity as a threat to be contained rather than as a resource to be tapped, they tell us to be afraid of those who are different,’ said the first lady, wife of Democratic president Barack Obama in remarks that appeared more pointedly political than usual.
‘They act as if name calling is an acceptable substitute for thoughtful debate, as if anger and intolerance should be our default state.’
‘In America we don’t give in to our fears, we don’t build up walls to keep people out, because we know that our greatness has always depended on contributions from people born elsewhere but sought this country,’ Obama said.
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