If only it weren’t for that pesky Constitution and term limits.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Four more years? President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he’s confident he could win a third term, if only the Constitution would let him run.
“I actually think I’m a pretty good president. I think if I ran, I could win. But I can’t,” he said.
Obama said that though he’s looking forward to being out of office for the freedom outside of the security bubble it’ll give him and for being able to make more visits to Africa, there is more work he’d like to do in office.
But, he said, “the law’s the law.”
Obama made the remarks in a speech here to the African Union headquarters, contrasting the American system to the many African leaders who hold onto power for decades, usually only leaving because of coups or dying of old age.
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