Wednesday April 1, 2020

Obama’s dignity and integrity will be a hard act to follow

His White House served as an unsung model of decorum, humanity and decency

31st July, 2016
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton

The convention speech was vintage Obama; by turns moving and inspiring, witty and self-deprecating. Defending the gains made over the past eight years while acknowledging the disappointments and failures. All the time building the case for Clinton and against Trump with a calmness, eloquence and logic that you suspect would be devastating if you found yourself on the opposite side of an argument to this formidable orator, whether on an international stage, a classroom or...

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