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When They Go Low: Obama Insults Trump’s “Mommy Issues”

Perhaps Michelle can explain to her husband what “we go high” actually means.

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When it’s all said and done, Michelle Obama will likely regret ever having uttered her now infamous phrase regarding political decorum.

The insinuation was that, when republicans dig down into the muck in order to slander their opponents, the democrats simply would not reciprocate.  It was a classic case of shaming someone’s class or tact, arguing that, if you don’t use the right tone, you can’t be right.

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And while the statement made one heck of a soundbite for the democrats, they have absolutely been unable to live up to the sentiment.  Even Eric Holder, former Obama administration stalwart, paraphrased Michelle in saying that when they go low, “we kick them”.

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Now, in yet another case of decorum lost, former President Barack Obama has now insulted current President Donald Trump with a bizarre and pedantic rant.

Former President Obama suggested that President Trump is not solving the world’s problems because he has “racism” and “mommy issues.”

Obama, who famously wrote an entire autobiography called Dreams from My Father as a means to work through his lifelong daddy issues, is certain we can solve all the world’s problems — “climate change, education, agriculture and so on” — quite easily because they are “not nearly as complicated as they are made out to be.”

The “reason we don’t do it,” Obama explained, “is because we are still confused, blind, shrouded with hate, anger, racism, mommy issues.”

And that wasn’t his only insult either:

The Daily Mail first reported the former president’s remarks from the Obama Foundation in Chicago on Monday and added that there was another dig at Trump:

And in another dig at Trump on Monday, Obama suggested the US was a better place before he was sworn into office.

In a conversation with author Dave Eggers, Obama also repeated his belief that if you could choose a time and place to be born, you would choose the US.

But he amended that thought and said: “You’d choose now – or maybe two years ago.”

Perhaps Michelle can explain to her husband what “we go high” actually means.

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Justice Department Hints at Trouble for States Engaging in Election Audits

They don’t want other locales getting any ideas from Maricopa County

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DOJ Gives Jan 6th Committee Green Light to Call Trump Officials as Witnesses

But there’s a good chance that this will backfire spectacularly.

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